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Astrobiology

Origins from the Big-Bang to Civilisation Proceedings of the Iberoamerican School of Astrobiology Caracas, Venezuela, 28 November– 8 December, 1999

  • Julián Chela-Flores
  • Guillermo A. Lemarchand
  • John Oró
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvi
  2. Introduction to Astrobiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Julian Chela-Flores
      Pages 3-12
    3. Héctor Rago
      Pages 33-40
  3. Chemical Evolution

  4. Biological bases for the Study of the Evolution of Life in the Universe

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
    2. Jesus Alberto Leon
      Pages 99-107
    3. Hernán J. Dopazo
      Pages 109-120
    4. A. Becerra, E. Silva, L. Lloret, S. Islas, A. M. Velasco, A. Lazcano
      Pages 135-150
  5. Study of Life in the Solar System

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 151-151
    2. Willem Wamsteker, Augustin Chicarro
      Pages 153-162
    3. Humberto Campins
      Pages 163-176
  6. Origins of cognitive systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 177-177
    2. Juan G. Roederer
      Pages 179-194
    3. Raimundo Villegas, Cecilia Castillo, Gloria M. Villegas
      Pages 195-211
    4. M. E. Medina-Callarotti
      Pages 225-232
  7. Philosophical implications of the search for extraterrestrial life

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 233-233
    2. Ernesto Mayz Vallenilla
      Pages 235-240
    3. Julian Chela-Flores
      Pages 241-246
  8. Round-table

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 247-247
  9. Contributions from participants

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 251-251
    2. Gustavo E. Romero, Diego F. Torres
      Pages 253-257
    3. Diego F. Torres, Gustavo E. Romero
      Pages 259-262
    4. S. Ramos-Bernal, A. Negrón-Mendoza
      Pages 267-270
    5. A. Guzman, S. Ramos-Bernal, A. Negron-Mendoza
      Pages 271-274
    6. Vicente Marcano, Pedro Benitez, Ernesto Palacios-Prü
      Pages 275-278
    7. Leonel Calva-Alejo, Delphine Nna Mvondo, Christopher P. Mckay, R. Navarro-González
      Pages 283-283
    8. Luis Delaye, Antonio Lazcano
      Pages 285-288
    9. S. Islas, A. Castillo, H. G. Vázquez, A Lazcano
      Pages 289-292
    10. Antígona Segura, Rafael Navarro-González
      Pages 293-296
    11. Itzel Perez-Chavez, Rafael Navarro-Gonzalez, Christopher P. Mckay, Luis Cruz-Kuri
      Pages 297-302
    12. Abel Méndez
      Pages 303-306
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 315-336

About these proceedings

Keywords

Extraterrestrial life Peptide Planet Solar System Synapse astrobiology astrophysics solar

Editors and affiliations

  • Julián Chela-Flores
    • 1
    • 2
  • Guillermo A. Lemarchand
    • 3
    • 4
  • John Oró
    • 5
  1. 1.The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical PhysicsItaly
  2. 2.Instituto de Estudios Avanzados (IDEA)Venezuela
  3. 3.Instituto Argentino de Radioastronomía (CONICET)Argentina
  4. 4.Centro de Estudios AvanzadosUniversidad de Buenos AiresArgentina
  5. 5.Department of Biochemical and Biophysical SciencesUniversity of HoustonHoustonUSA

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