OoL digest — April 4th edition

This week we have 1 preprint and 2 new papers on the origin of life. Enjoy!

Astrobiology

Extreme energetic particle events by superflare-asssociated CMEs from solar-like stars – Hu et al. – Science Advances

Precursors of the RNA-world in space: Detection of ($Z$)-1,2-ethenediol in the interstellar medium, a key intermediate in sugar formation – Rivilla et al. – preprint

The case and context for atmospheric methane as an exoplanet biosignature – Thompson et al. – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences


Alexandre Champagne‑Ruel
Alexandre Champagne‑Ruel
PhD Candidate - Astrophysics

My research interests include statistical physics, complex systems and major evolutionary transitions.