The finding can help shed light on the origin of life on Earth, which might have been spurred in part by the delivery of organic compounds inside meteorites like Hamburg.
A small peak in Mare Crisium contains ancient information about the early habitability of our home world.
The universe looks more and more like a friendly place for life to form.
Researchers present evidence that metabolic processes were occurring even before biological life.
With just the right building blocks for life, the moon could be a giant lab to study abiogenesis.