Definition of astrochemist in English:

astrochemist

noun

  • See astrochemistry

    • ‘In just a few dozen years, astrochemists have gone from knowing nothing of molecules in space, to finding a plethora of them practically everywhere.’
    • ‘An Austrian astrochemist Christian Koeberl had established that the glass had been formed at a temperature so hot that there could be only one known cause: a meteorite impacting with Earth.’
    • ‘That bias gave way several years ago, when astrochemists discovered molecules of ammonia and formaldehyde containing two deuterium atoms, adds Liz.’
    • ‘At such distances the salt should be so cold it should all have condensed into solid grains, which are undetectable to astrochemists.’
    • ‘She is an astrochemist who has studied the formation and destruction of dust and molecules in regions of our galaxy where stars are known to be forming.’