ALMA maps organic molecules in the ‘coma’ of comet Wirtanen ALMA carries out large census of ‘star factories’ in other galaxies Alas, freon-40 molecule is no evidence for life Planet creates dust trap Massive baby star also has rotating jet Peering into the heart of a supernova, ALMA maps a huge cloud of dust Nearest exoplanet may be part of larger system Planets form early and easily in baby solar systems Molecular variety in distant dust clouds stuns astronomers Life’s building blocks found in ‘primitive’ galaxy