Buried in the Cat’s Paw Nebula lies one of the largest space molecules ever seen

Scientists have discovered a previously unknown space molecule while studying a relatively nearby region of intense star birth, a cosmic spot about 5,550 light-years away. It is part of the Cat’s Paw Nebula, also known as NGC 6334. The team, led by Zachary Fried, a graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), examined […]