Re: enantiomorphs

Gabriele Betti (
Fri, 20 Aug 1999 11:58:43 +0200

I guess all the nervous breakdown here is caused by solar behaviour. Peace,

At 16.32 20/08/99 +0000, you wrote:
>>>SW BULLETIN - August 18, 1999
>>>Today's News in the Sciences:
>>>The author suggests that
>>>one consequence of this hypothesis is that if carbon-based life
>>>exists on extrasolar planets, a biochemistry based on D- amino
>>>acids could well be the rule. (AS SW)
>No shit, Sherlock. It's always delicious to see some eager beaver scientist
>pop up out of the grass with a bold new insight that was a commonplace in
>`mere science fiction' 40 or 50 years ago.
>BTW, would it be feasible, Larry, to remove the irritating chevrons before
>you re-post these useful snippets?
>Damien Broderick