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The search for alien life in our solar system: strategies and priorities

Astrobiology

Apr 10, 2009

Robert Shapiro, Dirk Schulze-Makuch

Abstract

With the assumption that future attempts to explore our Solar System for life will be limited by economic constraints, we have formulated a series of principles to guide future searches: (1) the discovery of life that has originated independently of our own would have greater significan...read more

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Methane
Space (Astronomy)
Polymers
Biologic Preservation
Extraterrestrial Life
Origin of Life
Monomer
Microbial
Planets
Solar System
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The search for alien life in our solar system: strategies and priorities

Astrobiology

Apr 10, 2009

Robert Shapiro, Dirk Schulze-Makuch

PMID: 19355818

DOI: 10.1089/ast.2008.0281

Abstract

With the assumption that future attempts to explore our Solar System for life will be limited by economic constraints, we have formulated a series of principles to guide future searches: (1) the discovery of life that has originated independently of our own would have greater significan...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Methane
Space (Astronomy)
Polymers
Biologic Preservation
Extraterrestrial Life
Origin of Life
Monomer
Microbial
Planets
Solar System
1
1
65
1

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