Life in the Universe

From the Miller Experiment to the Search for Life on other Worlds

  • Joseph Seckbach
  • Julian Chela-Flores
  • Tobias Owen
  • François Raulin

Part of the Cellular Origin and Life in Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology book series (COLE, volume 7)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxix
  2. Opening

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Torrence V. Johnson
      Pages 3-5
    3. H. Baltscheffsky
      Pages 7-8
    4. S.L. Miller, J.L. Bada, A. Lazcano
      Pages 9-16
    5. George V. Coyne
      Pages 17-26
    6. Juan Pérez-Mercader
      Pages 27-51
  3. Where did the Chemical Elements Come From and When did Life Begin?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
    2. F. Matteucci, C. Chiappini
      Pages 55-58
    3. Denis Puy
      Pages 59-62
    4. Stephen Moorbath, Balz Samuel Kamber
      Pages 63-66
  4. Physical Constraints on the Origin of Life

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 71-71
    2. J. Rivera Islas, J. C. Micheau, T. Buhse
      Pages 73-77
    3. Wenqing Wang, Nan Yao, Yu Chen, Peng Lai
      Pages 79-82
    4. H. P. De Vladar, R. Cipriani, B. Scharifker, J. Bubis
      Pages 83-87
    5. Romeu Cardoso Guimarães, Carlos Henrique, Costa Moreira
      Pages 89-91
    6. A. Negron-Mendoza, S. Ramos-Bernal, F. G. Mosqueira
      Pages 93-96
  5. From the Miller Experiment to Chemical and Biological Evolution

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101

About this book

Keywords

Extraterrestrial life amino acids astrobiology evolution nucleic acids space science the origin

Editors and affiliations

  • Joseph Seckbach
    • 1
  • Julian Chela-Flores
    • 2
    • 3
  • Tobias Owen
    • 4
  • François Raulin
    • 5
  1. 1.Hebrew University of JerusalemIsrael
  2. 2.The Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical PhysicsTriesteItaly
  3. 3.Instituto de Estudios Avanzados (IDEA)CaracasVenezuela
  4. 4.Institute for AstronomyHonoluluUSA
  5. 5.Faculté des Sciences et TechnologieLISA,Universités Paris 12 & Paris 7France

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-1003-0
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2004
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4020-3093-2
  • Online ISBN 978-94-007-1003-0
  • Series Print ISSN 1566-0400
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