The Nitriles Project: Molecule Formation in the Galactic Center

Abstract

Nitriles contain a triple bonded CN which acts as a functional group. They account for roughly 15% of the molecules known in space, making them the most prolific family of molecules known in the interstellar medium (ISM). "The Nitriles Project" is among the first coordinated efforts to understand the formation of a family of organic molecules in the ISM… (More)

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