Life in the Galaxy?

  • G. S. Shostak
Conference paper
Part of the International Astronomical Union book series (IAUS, volume 106)


It is a decided honor to have the opportunity to address as distinguished a group as is present this evening, and I am particularly grateful for the very complimentary introductory remarks of Harry van der Laan. To paraphrase Einstein’s comment on a dissimilar occasion, such a lovely preamble entails a risk that the packaging may prove better than the meat.


Solar System Rocky Desert Viking Lander Primordial Soup Globular Star Cluster 
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© IAU 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. S. Shostak
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  1. 1.Kapteyn Astronomical InstituteUniversity of GroningenThe Netherlands

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