Origins of Life and Evolution of Biospheres

, Volume 47, Issue 1, pp 39–56

Thermodynamics, Disequilibrium, Evolution: Far-From-Equilibrium Geological and Chemical Considerations for Origin-Of-Life Research

  • L. M. Barge
  • E. Branscomb
  • J. R. Brucato
  • S. S. S. Cardoso
  • J. H. E. Cartwright
  • S. O. Danielache
  • D. Galante
  • T. P. Kee
  • Y. Miguel
  • S. Mojzsis
  • K. J. Robinson
  • M. J. Russell
  • E. Simoncini
  • P. Sobron
Prebiotic Chemistry

DOI: 10.1007/s11084-016-9508-z

Cite this article as:
Barge, L.M., Branscomb, E., Brucato, J.R. et al. Orig Life Evol Biosph (2017) 47: 39. doi:10.1007/s11084-016-9508-z

Keywords

Far-from-equilibrium thermodynamics Life origins Geochemical disequilibrium Hydrothermal vents Early earth Habitability Chemiosmosis Self-organization Laboratory simulation 

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. M. Barge
    • 1
    • 2
  • E. Branscomb
    • 3
  • J. R. Brucato
    • 4
  • S. S. S. Cardoso
    • 5
  • J. H. E. Cartwright
    • 6
    • 7
  • S. O. Danielache
    • 8
    • 9
  • D. Galante
    • 10
  • T. P. Kee
    • 11
  • Y. Miguel
    • 12
  • S. Mojzsis
    • 13
  • K. J. Robinson
    • 14
  • M. J. Russell
    • 1
    • 2
  • E. Simoncini
    • 4
  • P. Sobron
    • 15
    • 16
  1. 1.NASA Jet Propulsion LaboratoryCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadenaUSA
  2. 2.Icy Worlds TeamNASA Astrobiology InstituteMountain ViewUSA
  3. 3.Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic BiologyUniversity of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignChampaignUSA
  4. 4.Astrophysical Observatory of ArcetriFlorenceItaly
  5. 5.Department of Chemical Engineering and BiotechnologyUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK
  6. 6.Instituto Andaluz de Ciencias de la TierraCSIC–Universidad de GranadaGranadaSpain
  7. 7.Instituto Carlos I de Física Teórica y ComputacionalUniversidad de GranadaGranadaSpain
  8. 8.Sophia UniversityTokyoJapan
  9. 9.Earth and Life Science InstituteTokyo Technical UniversityTokyoJapan
  10. 10.Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory, LNLS / CNPEMCampinasBrazil
  11. 11.School of ChemistryUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK
  12. 12.Observatoire de Côte d’AzurNiceFrance
  13. 13.Department of Geological SciencesUniversity of ColoradoBoulderUSA
  14. 14.School of Molecular Sciences and School of Earth & Space ExplorationArizona State UniversityTempeUSA
  15. 15.Carl Sagan CenterSETI InstituteMountain ViewUSA
  16. 16.Impossible SensingSt. LouisUSA