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Synonyms for ammonia

a water solution of ammonia

a pungent gas compounded of nitrogen and hydrogen (NH3)

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Once in ammonia, deuterium atoms "prefer" to stay there when temperatures are extremely low, says Lis.
The radio signature of ammonia incorporating three deuteriums was first determined more than 3 decades ago in laboratory experiments.
Yet before triply deuterated ammonia can provide information on chemistry in space, astronomers must determine how widespread the molecule is, says Wootten.
Lis and his coworkers, who reported their discovery in the May 20 Astrophysical Journal Letters, now plan to look for the molecule elsewhere in the universe and also measure less-deuterated versions of ammonia in the Barnard 1 cloud.