Developing ecospheres on transiently habitable planets: the genesis project

@article{Gros2016DevelopingEO,
  title={Developing ecospheres on transiently habitable planets: the genesis project},
  author={Claudius Gros},
  journal={Astrophysics and Space Science},
  year={2016},
  volume={361},
  pages={1-14}
}
  • C. Gros
  • Published 22 August 2016
  • Geology, Physics
  • Astrophysics and Space Science
It is often presumed, that life evolves relatively fast on planets with clement conditions, at least in its basic forms, and that extended periods of habitability are subsequently needed for the evolution of higher life forms. Many planets are however expected to be only transiently habitable. On a large set of otherwise suitable planets life will therefore just not have the time to develop on its own to a complexity level as it did arise on earth with the cambrian explosion. The equivalent of… 
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