Life's Building Blocks Abundant in Space

Space.com says that outer space is chock-full of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), which are molecules critical to all known life. This lends credibility to the idea that the Earth was “seeded” with life, or at least the building blocks for it. And if the Earth was seeded that way, that means virtually every planet is being seeded that way. Exciting stuff.

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