On the Applicability of the Green Chemistry Principles to Sustainability of Organic Matter on Asteroids

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Vera M. Kolb;
(2010)
  • Publisher: Molecular Diversity Preservation International
  • Journal: Sustainability,volume 2,issue 6 6,pages1-8 (issn: 2071-1050)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/su2061624
  • Subject: meteorites | solventless reactions | TD194-195 | Renewable energy sources | asteroids | green chemistry | TJ807-830 | astrobiology | Diels-Alder reactions in water | GE1-350 | Environmental sciences | green chemistry; astrobiology; solventless reactions; solid-state reactions; Diels-Alder reactions in water; asteroids; meteorites | solid-state reactions | Environmental effects of industries and plants
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The connection between astrobiology and green chemistry represents a new approach to sustainability of organic matter on asteroids or similar bodies. Green chemistry is chemistry which is environmentally friendly. One obvious way for chemistry to be green is to use wate... View more
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