The Chemist Decoding Our Cosmic Origins | Great Minds: Ewine van Dishoeck

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The apparent void in the darkness of space is not as empty as you might think. In fact, it somehow holds the key to creating stars, planets, and even us! And Dutch super-scientist Ewine van Dishoeck made it her life’s work to figure out how interstellar gas and dust turned into us.

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