Key component of DNA found in interstellar space

Two prebiotic molecules - one related to DNA and the other to an amino acid - have been identified in a gas cloud near the center of the Milky Way.

Very Large Array wants your help with a new name

Well, it never really was the most imaginative name - the Very Large Array. And, now, after a major upgrade, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory is asking for help coming up with a better one.