Space life sciences

, Volume 4, Issue 3–4, pp 505–515 | Cite as

The beginning of comparative planetology

  • Richard S. Young


The study of the origin of life question is related to the comparative study of the planets in our solar systems and in fact the universe as a whole. Data relevant to the origin of life is being accumulated from the Earth, planets, stars and interstellar space. A variety of spacecraft and Earth based techniques are being used to provide this data.


Organic Chemistry Geochemistry Solar System Interstellar Space Life Question 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard S. Young
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  1. 1.Office of Space Science and ApplicationsNASA HeadquartersWashington, D.C.USA

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