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Lectures in Astrobiology: Volume II

Series: Advances in Astrobiology and Biogeophysics

Edited By: Muriel Gargaud, Herve Martin and Phillipe Claeys


Hardback | Oct 2006 | #161390 | ISBN: 3540336923
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Based on material delivered at several summer schools, this book is the first comprehensive textbook at the graduate level encompassing all aspects associated with the emerging field of astrobiology.

Volume II gathers another set of extensive lectures covering topics so diverse as the formation and the distribution of elements in the universe, the concept of habitability from both the planetologists' and the biologists' point of view and artificial life. The contributions are held together by the common goal to understand better the origin of life, its evolution and possible existence outside the Earth's realm.


Nucleosynthesis.- Astrochemistry.- Molecules in Space.- Martian Atmosphere, Hydrosphere and Climate.- Mars Habitats.- Europa.- Titan.- Exoplanets.- Biosignatures.- Laboratory Experiments.

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