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Bacterial paleontology for astrobiology
Author(s): Alexei Yu. Rozanov; Elena A. Zhegallo; Galina T. Ushatinskaya; Yulia V. Shuvalova; Richard B. Hoover
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Paper Abstract

We review the development of Bacterial Paleontology and consider its relevance of the rapidly emerging field of Astrobiology. We present electron microscopic images of fossil bacteria in different states of preservation in Earth rocks and Astromaterials.

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Date Published: 5 February 2002
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4495, Instruments, Methods, and Missions for Astrobiology IV, (5 February 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.454765
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Alexei Yu. Rozanov, Paleontological Institute (Russia)
Elena A. Zhegallo, Paleontological Institute (Russia)
Galina T. Ushatinskaya, Paleontological Institute (Russia)
Yulia V. Shuvalova, Paleontological Institute (Russia)
Richard B. Hoover, NASA Marshall Space Flight Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4495:
Instruments, Methods, and Missions for Astrobiology IV
Richard B. Hoover; Gilbert V. Levin; Roland R. Paepe; Alexei Yu. Rozanov, Editor(s)

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