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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 8521

Instruments, Methods, and Missions for Astrobiology XV
Editor(s): Richard B. Hoover; Gilbert V. Levin; Alexei Yu. Rozanov; Paul C. W. Davies
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 8521
Date Published: 6 November 2012
Softcover: 22 papers (224) pages
ISBN: 9780819492388

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Front Matter: Volume 8521
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Stealth life detection instruments aboard Curiosity
Author(s): Gilbert V. Levin
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Evidence of oil and gas hydrates within planet Mars: early biogenic or thermogenic sources from the Martian soils and deeper sediments near the deltas
Author(s): Prasanta K. Mukhopadhyay
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Origins of the L-amino acid excess in carbonaceous meteorites
Author(s): Michael H. Engel
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Microbiological study of the Murchison CM2 meteorite
Author(s): Elena V. Pikuta; Richard B. Hoover
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Microfossils, biomolecules and biominerals in carbonaceous meteorites: implications to the origin of life
Author(s): Richard B. Hoover
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Microscopic and microbiological investigations of Mississippian sylvite
Author(s): Richard B. Hoover; Elena V. Pikuta
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On the laws for the emergence of life from abiotic matter
Author(s): Vera M. Kolb
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Big bang or continuous creation: does life have multiple origins?
Author(s): Gregory A. Konesky
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Fluid mechanics leads to life in the universe
Author(s): Carl H. Gibson
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GTOs and HGT: genes are older than expected and can be installed by horizontal gene transfer, especially with help from viruses
Author(s): Brig Klyce
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Application of the organic on water reactions to prebiotic chemistry
Author(s): Vera M. Kolb
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Coacervates as prebiotic chemical reactors
Author(s): Vera M. Kolb; Mercedes Swanson; Fredric M. Menger
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Improved atmospheric 3D BSDF model in earthlike exoplanet using ray-tracing based method
Author(s): Dongok Ryu; Sug-Whan Kim; Sehyun Seong
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When did Earth appear habitable?
Author(s): Gregory A. Konesky
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Evolution of Archaea in 3D modeling
Author(s): Elena V. Pikuta; Dragana Tankosic; Rob Sheldon
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Cryoprotection from lipoteichoic acid
Author(s): Charles V. Rice; Amy Middaugh; Jason R. Wickham; Anthony Friedline; Kieth J. Thomas; Karen Johnson; Malcolm Zachariah; Ravindranth Garimella
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Nucleotide fluctuation in extremophilic cold-adapted sequences and their degradation codes
Author(s): George Tremberger; S. Dehipawala; E. Cheung; Jesaiah Prayor; Rafael Duran; P. Schneider; D. Lieberman; T. Holden; T. Cheung
Extraterrestrial life contradicts dark energy
Author(s): Carl H. Gibson
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Carbonaceous chondrites as bioengineered comets
Author(s): Robert B. Sheldon; Richard Hoover
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Long-term exposure of bacterial cells to simulated microgravity
Author(s): Fathi Karouia; Madhan R. Tirumalai; Mayra A. Nelman-Gonzalez; Clarence F. Sams; Mark C. Ott; Richard C. Willson; Duane L. Pierson; George E. Fox
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Comets as parent bodies of CI1 carbonaceous meteorites and possible habitats of ice-microbes
Author(s): N. Chandra Wickramasinghe; Janaki T. Wickramasinghe; Jamie Wallis; Richard B. Hoover; Alexei Yu. Rozanov
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Possible biological structures in the Tissint Mars Meteorite
Author(s): Jamie Wallis; N. Chandra Wickramasinghe; Daryl H. Wallis; Nori Miyake; Max K. Wallis; Barry Di Gregorio; Richard Hoover
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