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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
    2. H. Baltscheffsky, B. Persson, A. Schultz, J. R. Pérez-CastiÑeira, Margareta Baltscheffsky
      Pages 107-110
    3. M. S. Kritsky, T. A. Telegina, T. A. Lyudnikova, Yu. L. Zemskova
      Pages 115-118
    4. Peter R. Bahn, A. Pappelis, Randal Grubbs
      Pages 119-120
    5. Marco Crisma, Alessandro Moretto, Fernando Formaggio, Bernard Kaptein, Quirinus B. Broxterman, Claudio Toniolo
      Pages 121-122
    6. F.G. Mosqueira, S. Ramos-Bernal, A. Negron-Mendoza
      Pages 123-124
    7. M.G. Vladimirov, Yu.F. Ryzhkov, V.A. Alekseev, V.A. Bogdanovskaya, V.A. Otroshchenko, M.S. Kritsky
      Pages 125-126
    8. W. J. M. F. Collis
      Pages 127-128
    9. M. Brilli, R. Fani
      Pages 129-132
    10. P.B. Vidyasagar, Pratip Shil, Sarah Thomas
      Pages 133-134
    11. A. A. Akindahunsi, J. Chela-Flores
      Pages 135-138
    12. Joseph Seckbach
      Pages 139-142
  6. Alternative Scenarios for the Origin and Evolution of Life

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 143-143
    2. Enzo Gallori, Elisa Biondi, Marco Franchi
      Pages 145-148
    3. Kamaluddin, Shah Raj Ali
      Pages 153-156
    4. Fernando de Souza-Barros, Marisa B. M. Monte, Ana C. P. Duarte, JosÉ A. P. Bonapace, Manoel Rothier do Amaral Jr., Raphael Braz Levigard et al.
      Pages 157-160
    5. Adalberto Vieyra, Ana Claudia Tessis, Mila Pontes-Buarque, José A. P. Bonapace, Marisa Monte, Helio Salim de Amorim et al.
      Pages 161-164
  7. Cosmological and Other Space Science Aspects of Astrobiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 165-165
    2. Giovanni Vladilo
      Pages 167-168
    3. Giovanni Vladilo
      Pages 169-172
    4. Dante Minniti, Francisca Capponi, Aldo Valcarce, José Gallardo
      Pages 173-176
    5. Mauro Messerotti
      Pages 177-180
  8. Planetary Exploration in our Solar System: The Interstellar Medium, Micro-Meteorites and Comets

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 181-181
    2. Sandip K. Chakrabarti, Sonali Chakrabarti, Kinsuk Acharyya
      Pages 191-194
    3. Kinsuk Acharya, Sandip K. Chakrabarti, Sonali Chakrabarti
      Pages 195-199
    4. Josep M Trigo-RodrÍGuez, Jordi Llorca, Joan OrÓ
      Pages 201-204

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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