Planetary systems and the origins of life [E-Book] / [edited by] Ralph Pudritz, Paul Higgs, Jonathon Stone.
Pudritz, Ralph E., (editor)
Higgs, Paul G., (editor) / Stone, J. R., (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007
1 online resource (xviii, 315 pages)
englisch
9780521875486
9780511536120
9781107412866
Cambridge astrobiology ; 3
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Table of Contents:
  • Observations of extrasolar planetary systems /
  • Shay Zucker
  • The atmospheres of extrasolar planets /
  • L. Jeremy Richardson, Sara Seager
  • Terrestrial planet formation /
  • Edward W. Thommes
  • From protoplanetary disks to prebiotic amino acids and the origin of the genetic code /
  • Paul G. Higgs, Ralph E. Pudritz
  • Emergent phenomena in biology: the origin of cellular life /
  • David Deamer
  • Extremophiles: defining the envelope for the search for life in the universe /
  • Lynn Rothschild
  • Hyperthermophilic life on Earth
  • and on Mars? /
  • Karl O. Stetter
  • Phylogenomics: how far back in the past can we go? /
  • Henner Brinkmann, Denis Baurain, Hervé Philippe
  • Horizontal gene transfer, gene histories, and the root of the tree of life /
  • Olga Zhaxybayeva, J. Peter Gogarten
  • Evolutionary innovation versus ecological incumbency /
  • Adolf Seilacher
  • Gradual origin for the metazoans /
  • Alexandra Pontefract, Jonathon Stone
  • The search for life on Mars /
  • Chris P. McKay
  • Life in the dark dune spots of Mars: a testable hypothesis /
  • Eörs Szathmáry [and others]
  • Titan: a new astrobiological vision from the Cassini-Huygens data /
  • François Raulin
  • Europa, the ocean moon: tides, permeable ice, and life /
  • Richard Greenberg.