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David

Darling

ASTROBIOLOGY

  • ALH 84001
  • alien life, a gallery of possibilities
  • amino acids in space
  • ammonia-based life
  • anhydrobiosis
  • animals in space
  • anthropomorphism
  • archaea
  • arsenic-based life
  • astrobiology
  • Astrobiology Institute

  • back contamination
  • bacteria
  • bacterial spores
  • ballistic panspermia
  • Beagle 2
  • Beta Life
  • binary stars, habitable planets
  • bioastronomy
  • biomarkers
  • biominerals
  • Bion
  • Biosatellite
  • Bioscience Advisory Committee (NASA)
  • biospheres, recognition of
  • blood, of non-human and extraterrestrial species
  • boron-based life
  • brown dwarfs, life on

  • Callisto, ocean and possible life on
  • carbonaceous chondrite
  • carbon-based life
  • cell membranes, origin
  • cephalopod intelligence
  • chlorophyll
  • coacervate
  • Committee 14 on Exobiology
  • Committee on Contamination by Extraterrestrial Exploration
  • Committee on the Exploration of Extraterrestrial Space (CETEX)
  • convergent evolution
  • cosmic catastrophes, biological effects
  • cosmic collisions, biological effects
  • cryobiology
  • cryobot
  • cryptobiosis

  • Desulfotomaculum
  • directed panspermia
  • Dobzhansky, Theodosius (1900–1975)
  • dolphins, as a form of alien intelligence
  • dwarf bacteria

  • Earth Similarity Index (ESI)
  • Earth-class planet
  • EASTEX
  • Eiseley, Loren Corey (1907–1977)
  • elements, biological abundance
  • enantiomers, bias in terrestrial life
  • Enceladus, life on
  • epidemics, from space
  • Europa, life on
  • Europa, ocean on
  • Europa Vostok Initiative
  • evolutionary theory and extraterrestrial life
  • exobiology
  • extrasolar planets
  • extraterrestrial intelligence, forms
  • extraterrestrial life, detection of
  • extraterrestrial life, likelihood of
  • extraterrestrial life, variety of
  • extremophiles

  • FGK stars
  • forward contamination

  • galactic habitable zone
  • Gale Crater (Mars)
  • garbage theory of the origin of life
  • gravitational life
  • greenhouse effect

  • HabCat (Catalog of Nearby Habitable Systems)
  • habitable zone
  • Huang, Su-Shu (1915–1977)
  • hydrobot

  • interstellar molecules

  • Jupiter, life on

  • Klein, Harold P. ("Chuck") (1921–2001)

  • Lake Vida
  • Lake Vostok
  • late heavy bombardment
  • Lederberg, Joshua (1925–)
  • Levin, Gilbert (1925–)
  • Life Finder
  • life in space
  • life, nature of
  • life, origin of
  • lithopanspermia
  • Lo'ihi Underwater Volcanic Vent Mission Probe

  • magnetotactic bacteria
  • Mars, atmosphere
  • Mars, caves
  • Mars "fossils" controversy
  • Mars, life on
  • Mars, meteorites from
  • Mars, past conditions
  • Mars, water on
  • mass extinctions
  • Matthew, William Diller (1871–1930)
  • McKay, David S.
  • metallicity
  • methanogen
  • Monod, Jacques (1910–1976)
  • Moon, life on
  • Moon, water on
  • moons, life on
  • Muller, Hermann Joseph (1890–1967)

  • nanobacteria
  • nanobe
  • nanofossil
  • neutron star, life on
  • nitrogen-based life

  • Office of Life Sciences (NASA)
  • OGLE-2005-BLG-390Lb
  • Origins Program
  • Oyama, Vance I. (1922–1978)
  • Oyama's hypothesis, about active nature of martian soil

  • Pace, Norman (1942–)
  • Panel 2 on Extraterrestrial Life
  • Panel on Extraterrestrial Life
  • panspermia
  • phosphorus-based life
  • Planet Imager
  • planets, as living beings
  • planetary protection
  • planetary protection test
  • Plumbing Mars: Macro-engineering an Arid Terraformed Planet
  • prebiotic evolution
  • Proctor, Richard Anthony (1837–1888)

  • Richter, Hermann Eberhard (1808–1876)

  • Scheiner, Julius (1858–1913)
  • self-organization
  • SETI (Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence)
  • Shapiro, Robert (1935–)
  • silicon-based life
  • Simpson, George Gaylord (1902–1984)
  • Sinton, William M. (1925–2004)
  • solvent
  • Sunlike stars

  • terraforming
  • terrestrial planet
  • Titan, life on
  • Titan, prebiotic evolution
  • Titan, seas and lakes

  • Venus, life on
  • Viking
  • Viking gas chromatograph mass spectrometer (GCMS)
  • Viking gas exchange experiment (GEX)
  • Viking labeled release experiment (LR)
  • Viking pyrolytic release experiment (PR)
  • Viking sampler arm
  • Viking's search for life on Mars
  • Vishniac, Wolf Vladimir (1922–1973)

  • WESTEX
  • Wickramasinghe, N. Chandra (1939–)