TitleAstrobiology : future perspectives
Author(s)Pascale Ehrenfreund ... (ed.)
PublicationDordrecht, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004.
Description1 online resource (xv, 512 p.) : ill., port
Abstract Note"This book focuses on abiogenic organic matter from the viewpoint of astronomy and planetary science and considers its potential relevance to the origins of life on Earth and elsewhere."--Jacket
Contents NoteThe synthesis of the elements and the formation of stars / M. Spaans -- Organic molecules in the interstellar medium / T.J. Millar -- Relation to primitive solar system material / A.J. Markwick and S.B. Charnley -- Planet formation: problems and prospects / G. Wuchterl -- From elemental carbon to complex macromolecular : networks in space / F. Cataldo -- Organic molecules in planetary atmospheres / M. Roos-Serote -- Observations and laboratory data of planetary organics / T.L. Roush and D.P. Cruikshank -- The molecular complexity of comets / J. Crovisier -- Kuiper belt: water and organics / C.de Bergh -- Interplanetary dust particles and astrobiology / F.J. Molster -- The prebiotic atmosphere of the earth / F. Selsis -- Early life on Earth : the ancient fossil record / F. Westall -- Highly altered organic matter on Earth : biosignature relevance / B.A. Hofinann -- Insoluble organic matter in carbonaceous chondrites and archean cherts : an insight into their structure by electron pamagnetic resonance / L. Binet ... [et al.] -- The chemistry of the origin of life / O. Botta -- A novel synthesis of biomolecular precursors / R. Saladino ... [et al.] -- Mars, Europa, and beyond / J.D. Rummel
Notes"The International Space Science Team ... organized a workshop at the International Space Science Institute in Bern, Switzerland between April 1-4, 2003, with a title: Astrobiology - Future Perspectives"--Pref. -Includes bibliographical references
Keyword(s)1. Biogenesis 2. EBOOK 3. EBOOK - SPRINGER 4. Evolution, Planetary 5. Exobiologie 6. EXOBIOLOGY 7. LIFE 8. LIFE ON OTHER PLANETS 9. Organic Chemicals 10. SCIENCE
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