Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 285, Issue 2, pp 535–538 | Cite as

Panspermia according to Hoyle

  • C. Wickramasinghe
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Abstract

Fred Hoyle's involvement in panspermia, recasting an ancient idea in a modern scientific framework marks an important turning point in the fortunes of this theory. Panspermia is discussed nowadays as a serious alternative to a purely terrestrial origin of life.

Keywords

Interstellar Dust Terrestrial Origin Microbial Life Anax Outer Solar System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Wickramasinghe
    • 1
  1. 1.Cardiff Centre for AstrobiologyCardiffUK

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