Posted in MonthJuly 2017

Applying 21st century technology to the design and development of a hypothetical extra-terrestrial colonisation programme,  Smith and Sleator reimagine directed ‘panspermia‘ from the perspective of Crick and Orgel’s’ technological society’,  44 years after the publication of their original. http://www.ingentaconnect.com/contentone/stl/sciprg/2017/00000100/00000002/art00002  
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in BLOG Limits on Panspermia

I am pleased to refer my followers to this new Russian paper : Limits on Panspermia  Problems related to the origin of life and the role of migration of the dust component in the Galaxy and between galaxies in the spreading life are discussed. Limits on possible distances between points of action of panspermia are...
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Delighted to read this May 2017 paper by  Manasvi Lingam and Abraham Loeb Significance The search for extraterrestrial life is one of the most exciting frontiers in present-day astronomy. Recently, the TRAPPIST-1 star was discovered to host seven rocky planets with masses and radii similar to those of the Earth, of which at least three of them...
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I thought my readers might enjoy this article : A look at the scientific evidence for panspermia. “The strongest evidence to support a cosmic origin of life and panspermia is the mind-boggling complexity of life.” My colleague Sir Fred Hoyle famously commented : In the 16 years since Fred passed, we have discovered so much...
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