Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 65, Issue 1, pp 241–244

Biochemical chromophores and the interstellar extinction at ultraviolet wavelengths

  • Fred Hoyle
  • Chandra Wickramasinghe
Letter to the Editor

DOI: 10.1007/BF00643503

Cite this article as:
Hoyle, F. & Wickramasinghe, C. Astrophys Space Sci (1979) 65: 241. doi:10.1007/BF00643503

Abstract

Interstellar absorption observations at ultraviolet wavelengths are explained on the basis of chromophores in microbiological systems.

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© D. Reidel Publishing Co 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fred Hoyle
    • 1
  • Chandra Wickramasinghe
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Applied Mathematics and AstronomyUniversity CollegeCardiffWales