Question 2: Why an Astrobiological Study of Titan Will Help Us Understand the Origin of Life

@article{Raulin2007Question2W,
  title={Question 2: Why an Astrobiological Study of Titan Will Help Us Understand the Origin of Life},
  author={François Raulin},
  journal={Origins of Life and Evolution of Biospheres},
  year={2007},
  volume={37},
  pages={345-349}
}
For understanding the origin(s) of life on Earth it is essential to search for and study extraterrestrial environments where some of the processes which participated in the emergence of Life on our planet are still occurring. This is one of the goals of astrobiology. In that frame, the study of extraterrestrial organic matter is essential and is certainly not of limited interest regarding prebiotic molecular evolution. Titan, the largest satellite of Saturn and the only planetary body with an… CONTINUE READING

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