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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 4495

Instruments, Methods, and Missions for Astrobiology IV
Editor(s): Richard B. Hoover; Gilbert V. Levin; Roland R. Paepe; Alexei Yu. Rozanov
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 4495
Date Published: 5 February 2002
Softcover: 33 papers (350) pages
ISBN: 9780819442093

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Chemical biomarkers and microfossils in carbonaceous meteorites
Author(s): Richard B. Hoover; Alexei Yu. Rozanov
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Microfossils in Early Archaen graphites of Aldan Shield and some aspects of panspermia
Author(s): Stanislav I. Zhmur; Vitalii I. Duda; Felix M. Roizeman
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Amino acid signatures in carbonaceous meteorites
Author(s): Oliver Botta; Daniel P. Glavin; Jeffrey L. Bada
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Comparison of snowball Earth and Mars conditions
Author(s): Roland R. Paepe; Elfi S.P. Van Overloop; Richard B. Hoover
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Computing periodicities in Mars sediment time series
Author(s): Elfi S.P. Van Overloop; Roland R. Paepe; Richard B. Hoover
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Aqueous environments on contemporary Mars?
Author(s): Michael H. Hecht
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Scientific logic for life on Mars
Author(s): Gilbert V. Levin
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Progress in the search for organic matter on Mars: implications for the interpretation of the Viking Labeled Release data
Author(s): David M. Warmflash; Simon John Clemett; David S. McKay
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Periodic analysis of the Viking Lander Labeled Release experiment
Author(s): Joseph D. Miller; Patricia A. Straat; Gilbert V. Levin
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Strategic reevaluation of the search for martian organics
Author(s): Aaron P. Zent
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Rock varnish as a habitat for extant life on Mars
Author(s): Barry E. DiGregorio
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Water on Mars: anomaly of a water index (1042/953) on the surface of Mars in Arcadia Planitia (181 deg W, 37 deg N)
Author(s): Serguei M. Pershin; Valery Pungin
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Oxides of Mars
Author(s): Gilbert V. Levin
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Protein array sensor for organics (PASO)
Author(s): David S. McKay; Andrew Steele; David M. Warmflash; Mary Schweitzer; Seth Pincus; Juan Perez Mercader; Victor Parro Garcia; Carlos Briones Llorente
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Infrared remote sensing of Mars and the Mars astrobiology exploration strategy
Author(s): Laurel E. Kirkland; Kenneth C. Herr; John W. Salisbury; Eric Keim; Paul M. Adams; John A. Hackwell
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AstroBiology Explorer (ABE) MIDEX mission concept
Author(s): Kimberly A. Ennico; Scott Sandford; Sylvia Cox; Benton Ellis; Dennis J. Gallagher; Nick Gautier; Thomas P. Greene; Craig R. McCreight; Gary Mills; William R. Purcell
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Identifying organic molecules in space: the AstroBiology Explorer (ABE) MIDEX misson concept
Author(s): Scott Sandford; Louis Allamandola; Jesse D. Bregman; Kimberly A. Ennico; Thomas P. Greene; Douglas Hudgins; Donald W. Strecker
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Detection of living cells in stratospheric samples
Author(s): Melanie J. Harris; Nalin Chandra Wickramasinghe; David Lloyd; J. V. Narlikar; P. Rajaratnam; Michael P. Turner; Shirwan Al-Mufti; Max K. Wallis; S. Ramadurai; Fred Hoyle
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Jigsaw model of the origin of life
Author(s): John F. McGowan
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Clouds as habitat and seeders of active bacteria
Author(s): Birgit Sattler; Hans Puxbaum; Andreas Limbeck; Roland Psenner
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Gas-dusty atmosphere near the surface of Mars: comets and high layers of earth's atmosphere as a medium of formation-ordered structures from charged microparticles
Author(s): Yuri G. Serezhkin
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Evidence of photoluminescence of biomaterial in space
Author(s): Nalin Chandra Wickramasinghe; David Lloyd; J. T. Wickramasinghe
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Azolla-anabaena-bacteria system as a natural microcosm
Author(s): Francisco J. Carrapico
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Cloning of the 16S ribosomal RNA gene of a psychrophilic bacterium from the Alaskan Fox Permafrost Tunnel
Author(s): Damien Marsic; Elena V. Pikuta; Richard B. Hoover; Joseph D. Ng
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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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Journey to the origins: the astrobiology paradigm in education
Author(s): Francisco J. Carrapico; Ana Lourenco; Luisa Fernandes; Telma Rodrigues
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Mineralogical and petrological analyses of two possible achondrite meteorites recovered from the Thiel Mountains, Antarctica
Author(s): Paul P. Sipiera; Richard B. Hoover; Gregory A. Jerman
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Anaerobic psychrophiles from Alaska, Antarctica, and Patagonia: implications to possible life on Mars and Europa
Author(s): Richard B. Hoover; Elena V. Pikuta; Damien Marsic; Joseph D. Ng
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Probable role of comets in the formation of prebiotic conditions on Earth in connection with the position of Earth in the solar system
Author(s): Yuri G. Serezhkin
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Acritarchs: proterozoic and paleozoic enigmatic organic-walled microfossils
Author(s): Reed Wicander
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Microbial life detection with minimal assumptions
Author(s): Samuel P. Kounaves; Rebecca A. Noll; Martin G. Buehler; Michael H. Hecht; Kurt Lankford; Steven J. West
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Kepler system numerical model for the detection of extrasolar terrestrial planets
Author(s): Quinn P. Remund; Steven P. Jordan; Todd F. Updike; Jon M. Jenkins; William J. Borucki
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