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Panspermia 2003: new horizons
Author(s): Nalin Chandra Wickramasinghe; Milton Wainwright; J. T. Wickramasinghe
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Paper Abstract

Data acquired from various scientific disciplines in the past five years have converged to elevate the status of panspermia as one of the major contenders in theories of the origins of life on Earth. We review the trends that point towards a vindication of the idea that biomaterial from comets may be distributed widely throughout the universe and might even be reaching us in the present day.

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Date Published: 10 February 2004
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 5163, Instruments, Methods, and Missions for Astrobiology VII, (10 February 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.515613
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Nalin Chandra Wickramasinghe, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom)
Milton Wainwright, Univ. of Sheffield (United Kingdom)
J. T. Wickramasinghe, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5163:
Instruments, Methods, and Missions for Astrobiology VII
Richard B. Hoover; Alexei Yu. Rozanov, Editor(s)

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