The Astrochemistry FAQ
1.0 What is Astrochemistry?

Astrochemistry is the study of the nature, behavior, and history of molecules and materials in various astronomical environments.

1.1 Nature: What's out there?
1.2 Behavior: What is it doing?
1.3 History: How did it get there and where is it going?
1.4 Environment: Where are astromolecules found?
2.0 Who contributes to astrochemical research?
3.0 How is astrochemistry related to other fields?

Hale-Bopp image Roland Brodbeck
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Solar flare image from the Alabama Science Teaching & Learning Center

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Updated 8 November 2005