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Comets and the origin of life

Author: Janaki Wickramasinghe; Nalin Chandra Wickramasinghe, Astrophysiker Indien; William Napier
Publisher: Singapur : World Scientific, 2010.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Janaki Wickramasinghe; Nalin Chandra Wickramasinghe, Astrophysiker Indien; William Napier
ISBN: 9789812566355 981256635X
OCLC Number: 637004855
Description: 221 S : Ill.
Contents: Overview --
Cosmic dust and life --
The origin of comets --
Comets in the galactic environment --
Dark comets: a link to panspermia --
Expulsion of microbes from the solar system --
Liquid water in comets --
Origin of life --
Expanding horizons of life.
Responsibility: Janaki Wickramasinghe, Chandra Wickramasinghe, William Napier.

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This book provides a very cogent, scientific and orderly review of the Hoyle-Wickaramsinghe revival of the ancient theory of panspermia. -- Professor Gilbert V Levin "Arizona State University"

 
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