2023.9.15 highlights

The Automated Reaction Pathway Search Reveals the Energetically Favorable Synthesis of Interstellar CH3OCH3 and HCOOCH3

Figure 1: Image of the reaction pathways by which complex organic molecules (dimethyl ether, methyl formate) are formed within a low-temperature star-forming region. (Credit: ABC, background image: ESO)

A research team including Dr. Kenji Furuya, Project Assistant Professor at NAOJ, released his research results.
See the URL below for the details.

Astrobiology Center:https://www.abc-nins.jp/570/