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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 5555

Instruments, Methods, and Missions for Astrobiology VIII
Editor(s): Richard B. Hoover; Gilbert V. Levin; Alexei Y. Rozanov
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 5555
Date Published: 1 November 2004
Softcover: 28 papers (320) pages
ISBN: 9780819454935

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Indigenous microfossils in carbonaceous meteorites
Author(s): Richard B. Hoover; Gregory Jerman; Alexei Yu. Rozanov; Paul P. Sipiera
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Fossil signatures using elemental abundance distributions and Bayesian probabilistic classification
Author(s): Michael C. Storrie-Lombardi; Richard B. Hoover
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Carbonaceous meteorites: source or substrate for life's origin on Earth?
Author(s): Michael H. Engel
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Sample size/response relationship as a means of discriminating biotic and abiotic signatures
Author(s): Gregory A. Konesky
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Microbial remains in Middle Proterozoic rocks of Northern Australia
Author(s): Marina Astafieva; Richard B. Hoover; Alexei Yu. Rozanov; P. Vickers-Rich; A. Wilde
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What kinds of sense organs can nature evolve?
Author(s): H. John Caulfield
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Astrobiology of Jupiter's icy moons
Author(s): Jere H. Lipps; Gregory Delory; Joseph T. Pitman; Sarah Rieboldt
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Astrobiology of comets
Author(s): Richard B. Hoover; Elena V. Pikuta; Nalin Chandra Wickramasinghe; Max K. Wallis; Robert B. Sheldon
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Meteorite collection and ice samples from the Pecora Escarpment, Antarctica
Author(s): Paul P. Sipiera; Birgit I. Sattler
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Interpretation of new results from Mars with respect to life
Author(s): Gilbert V. Levin
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Accretionary lapilli, tektites, or concretions: the ubiquitous spherules of Meridiani Planum
Author(s): Barry E. DiGregorio
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A planetary quarantine laboratory on the moon
Author(s): Barry E. DiGregorio
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Microbial activity and phylogeny in ice cores retrieved from Lake Paula, a newly detected freshwater lake in Antarctica
Author(s): Birgit I. Sattler; Sebastian Waldhuber; Helgard Fischer; Hans Semmler; Paul P. Sipiera; Roland Psenner
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Growth of the facultative anaerobes from Antarctica, Alaska, and Patagonia at low temperatures
Author(s): Elena V. Pikuta; Richard B. Hoover
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Salt-tolerant and high-pH-resistant hydrogenase from the haloalkaliphilic, sulfate-reducing bacterium Desulfonatronum thiodismutans
Author(s): Ekaterina N. Detkova; Elena V. Pikuta; Richard B. Hoover
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Potential application of anaerobic extremophiles for hydrogen production
Author(s): Elena V. Pikuta; Richard B. Hoover
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Polarization and planet-detecting nulling interferometers
Author(s): Nicholas M. Elias; David W. Draper; M. Charles Noecker
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Current status of the Terrestrial Planet Finder structurally connected interferometer concept
Author(s): Louise A. Hamlin; Curt A. Henry; Douglas S. Adams; Paul D. MacNeal; John M. Cardone; Ronald G. Holm
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Polarization analysis for Terrestrial Planet Finder coronagraph designs
Author(s): Nicholas M. Elias; Robert Bates; Jennifer Turner-Valle
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Spaceborne optical coronagraph requirements including exo-solar planet and star testbed simulation
Author(s): Stephen E. Kendrick; Jennifer Turner-Valle; Dennis Ebbets; Robert Bates
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Remote and in situ detection of environmental and biological signatures: ground-truthing hyperspectral imaging for planetary exploration
Author(s): Michael C. Storrie-Lombardi; Adrian J. Brown; Malcolm R. Walter
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Impact of color calibration on Martian images
Author(s): Ron L. Levin
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Color calibration of Spirit and Opportunity rover images
Author(s): Ron L. Levin
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Remote sensing space science enabled by the multiple instrument distributed aperture sensor (MIDAS) concept
Author(s): Joseph T. Pitman; Alan Duncan; David Stubbs; Robert D. Sigler; Richard Lee Kendrick; Eric H. Smith; James E. Mason; Gregory Delory; Jere H. Lipps; Michael Manga; James R. Graham; Imke de Pater; Sarah Reiboldt; Edward Bierhaus; James B. Dalton; James R. Fienup; Jeffrey W. Yu
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Evidence of biogenic alteration in sub-oceanic basalt glass: complexity image analysis, elemental abundance distributions, and Bayesian probabilistic classification
Author(s): Michael C. Storrie-Lombardi; Martin R. Fisk
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Complexes of ribose with silicates, borates, and calcium: implications to astrobiology
Author(s): Vera M. Kolb; William Zhu
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Testing the role of silicic acid and bioorganic materials in the formation of rock coatings
Author(s): Vera M. Kolb; Ajish I. Philip; Randall S. Perry
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Diagenetic analogs to hematite regions on Mars: examples from Jurassic sandstones of southern Utah, USA
Author(s): Brenda Beitler; Marjorie A. Chan; William T. Parry; Jens O. Ormo; Goro Komatsu
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