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Evidence for biomarkers and microfossils in ancient rocks and meteorites
Author(s): Richard B. Hoover; Alexei Yu. Rozanov
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Paper Abstract

We review prior studies of chemical and morphological biomarkers in ancient rocks and meteorites and present recently obtained ESEM images of microfossils and nanofossils in-situ in freshly fractured surfaces of Nogoya and pristine samples of Murchison as further evidence of indigenous microfossils in meteorites.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 August 2001
PDF: 18 pages
Proc. SPIE 4273, The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) in the Optical Spectrum III, (3 August 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.435380
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Richard B. Hoover, NASA Marshall Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Alexei Yu. Rozanov, Paleontological Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4273:
The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) in the Optical Spectrum III
Stuart A. Kingsley; Ragbir Bhathal, Editor(s)

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