A non-earthcentric approach to life detection.

  title={A non-earthcentric approach to life detection.},
  author={Pamela G. Conrad and Kenneth H Nealson},
  volume={1 1},
The ultimate goal of a comprehensive life detection strategy is never to miss life when we encounter it. To accomplish this goal, we must define life in universal, that is, non-Earthcentric, measurable terms. Next, we must understand the nature of biosignatures observed from the measured parameters of life. And finally, we must have a clear idea of the end-member states for the search--what does life, past life, or no life look like (in terms of the measured parameters) at multiple spatial and… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 31 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS
17 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 17 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…