Astrochemistry: The Issue of Molecular Complexity in Astrophysical Environments
by M. De Becker
Publisher: arXiv 2013
Number of pages: 62
Astrochemistry aims at studying chemical processes in astronomical environments. This discipline -- located at the crossroad between astrophysics and chemistry -- is rapidly evolving and explores the issue of the formation of molecules of increasing complexity in particular physical conditions that deviate significantly from those frequently encountered in chemistry laboratories.
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