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The “Where’s Waldo?” of Astrochemistry

26 May 2020, 16:00 UTC
The “Where’s Waldo?” of Astrochemistry
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Title: The Case of H2C3O Isomers, Revisited: Solving the Mystery of the Missing Propadienone
Authors: Christopher N. Shingledecker et al.
First Author’s Institution: Center for Astrophysics Studies Max Plank Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics & Institute for Theoretical Chemistry at the University of Stuttgart
Status: Published in ApJ
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