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Life is everywhere
Author(s): Gerald A. Soffen
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Paper Abstract

The question of the existence of extraterrestrial life is of great scientific interest. Presently we have knowledge of life only on the Earth that appears to have a single and unique biogenesis. Arguments are made that it is more likely that the living process exists throughout the cosmos, than that the Earth is the only inhabited planet.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 December 1999
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3755, Instruments, Methods, and Missions for Astrobiology II, (30 December 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.375083
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Gerald A. Soffen, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3755:
Instruments, Methods, and Missions for Astrobiology II
Richard B. Hoover, Editor(s)

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