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First Steps in the Origin of Life in the Universe

Proceedings of the Sixth Trieste Conference on Chemical Evolution Trieste, Italy 18–22 September, 2000

  • JuliÁn Chela-Flores
  • Tobias Owen
  • François Raulin

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Special Evening Lecture

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Kevin E. Nelson, Antonio Lazcano, Stanley L. Miller
      Pages 3-10
  3. The Abdus Salam Lecture

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Paul Davies
      Pages 13-20
  4. The Cyril Ponnamperuma Lecture

  5. Opening Lecture

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Cynthia B. Phillips, Christopher F. Chyba
      Pages 27-34
  6. Historical aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 35-36
    2. Aristotel Pappelis, Peter Bahn, Randall Grubbs
      Pages 37-38
    3. Mohindra S. Chadha
      Pages 43-46
  7. The origin of life in the universe

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 47-47
    2. A. G. Cairns-Smith
      Pages 49-53
    3. S. Ramos-Bernal, A. Negron-Mendoza
      Pages 59-63
    4. Aristotel Pappelis, Peter Bahn, Randall Grubbs, John Bozzola, Peter Cohen
      Pages 65-68
    5. Peter R. Bahn, Aristotel Pappelis
      Pages 69-72
    6. Peter R. Bahn, Aristotel Pappelis
      Pages 73-76
    7. Wenqing Wang, Yan Gong, Wanqing Chen
      Pages 87-90
    8. Romeu Cardoso Guimarães
      Pages 91-94
    9. Vicente Marcano, Pedro Benitez, Luis Fajardo, Ernesto Palacios-Prü
      Pages 99-102
  8. Possible sources of life’s origins

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 111-111
    2. Joan OrÓ
      Pages 113-120
    3. J. Mayo Greenberg
      Pages 121-130
    4. Denis Puy, Paul Scherrer
      Pages 131-134
    5. Suresh Chandra, W. H. Kegel, A. K. Sharma
      Pages 135-138
    6. Sandip K. Chakrabarti, Sonali Chakrabarti
      Pages 139-144
    7. A. Negron-Mendoza, S. Ramos-Bernal
      Pages 145-150
    8. G. Kletetschka
      Pages 157-159
    9. Jordi L. Gutiérrez
      Pages 161-166
  9. Life without starlight

  10. Evolution of life in the universe

About these proceedings

Keywords

Charles Darwin Darwin evolution extraterrestrial life nucleic acids protocells the origin

Editors and affiliations

  • JuliÁn Chela-Flores
    • 1
    • 2
  • Tobias Owen
    • 3
  • François Raulin
    • 4
  1. 1.The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical PhysicsTriesteItaly
  2. 2.Instituto de Estudios Avanzados (IDEA)CaracasVenezuela
  3. 3.Institute for AstronomyHonolulu (Hawaii)USA
  4. 4.Faculté des Sciences et TechnologieLISACreteil CedexFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-010-1017-7
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2001
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-3883-6
  • Online ISBN 978-94-010-1017-7
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