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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

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Table of contents (35 papers)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxvi
  2. Introduction to Astrobiology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Origins

      • Julian Chela-Flores
      Pages 3-12
    3. Cosmos and Cosmology

      • Héctor Rago
      Pages 33-40
  3. Chemical Evolution

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 55-55
    2. Chemical Evolution in the Early Earth

      • A. Negron-Mendoza, S. Ramos-Bernal
      Pages 71-84
  4. Biological bases for the Study of the Evolution of Life in the Universe

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 97-97
    2. Darwinian Dynamics and Biogenesis

      • Jesus Alberto Leon
      Pages 99-107
    3. Evolution of Adaptive Systems

      • Hernán J. Dopazo
      Pages 109-120
    4. Molecular Biology and the Reconstruction of Microbial Phylogenies: Des Liaisons Dangereuses?

      • 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. Astrobiology and the Esa Science Programme

      • Willem Wamsteker, Augustin Chicarro
      Pages 153-162
    3. The Chemical Composition of Comets

      • Humberto Campins
      Pages 163-176
  6. Origins of cognitive systems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 177-177
    2. Information, Life and Brains

      • Juan G. Roederer
      Pages 179-194

Keywords

  • Extraterrestrial life
  • Peptide
  • Planet
  • Solar System
  • Synapse
  • astrobiology
  • astrophysics
  • solar

Editors and Affiliations

  • The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Italy

    Julián Chela-Flores

  • Instituto de Estudios Avanzados (IDEA), Venezuela

    Julián Chela-Flores

  • Instituto Argentino de Radioastronomía (CONICET), Argentina

    Guillermo A. Lemarchand

  • Centro de Estudios Avanzados, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Guillermo A. Lemarchand

  • Department of Biochemical and Biophysical Sciences, University of Houston, Houston, USA

    John Oró

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