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26-30 August 2007
San Diego, California, United States
Front Matter
Proc. SPIE 6694, Front Matter: Volume 6694, 669401 (26 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.775479
The Origin of Life
Proc. SPIE 6694, Reduced condition on early Earth and ATP-related mechanism of prebiological evolution, 669402 (9 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.742277
Proc. SPIE 6694, Advanced search for the origin of life's homochirality: asymmetric photon induced processes on chiral compounds with far UV circularly polarized synchrotron radiation, 669403 (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.729474
Proc. SPIE 6694, Could there have been a single origin of life in a big bang universe?, 669404 (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.737041
Proc. SPIE 6694, Importance of the interaction between sodium silicate and organic materials to astrobiology: alcohol-based organo-silicates as potential biosignatures, 669405 (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.731345
Proc. SPIE 6694, Contribution to a symbiogenic approach in astrobiology, 669406 (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.734008
Microfossils in Ancient Rocks and Meteorites
Proc. SPIE 6694, Microfossils of cyanobacteria in carbonaceous meteorites, 669408 (3 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.742284
Proc. SPIE 6694, Early Proterozoic (2.04 GA) phosphorites of Pechenga Greenstone Belt and their origin, 669409 (9 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.726440
Proc. SPIE 6694, Liquid water in comets: implications for astrobiology, 66940A (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.768445
Chemical and Mineral Biomarkers
Proc. SPIE 6694, Stable sulfur isotopes as probes for ancient life in the solar system, 66940B (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.731688
Proc. SPIE 6694, The case for vestiges of early solar system biota in carbonaceous chondrites: petroleum geochemical snapshots and possible future petroleum prospects on Mars expedition, 66940C (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.730716
Proc. SPIE 6694, Ratios of biogenic elements for distinguishing recent from fossil microorganisms, 66940D (3 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.742285
Comets, Meteorites, and the Biosphere
Proc. SPIE 6694, Stardust and comets, 66940G (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.731996
Proc. SPIE 6694, The cometary biosphere, 66940H (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.729094
Proc. SPIE 6694, Dust jets, outbursts, and fragmentation of comets, 66940I (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.732612
Life as We Do Not Know It
Proc. SPIE 6694, Searching for an alternative form of life on Earth, 66940K (9 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.742355
Astrobiology of Venus, Mars, and Icy Moons
Proc. SPIE 6694, Titan: an astrobiological laboratory in the solar system, 66940L (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.732883
Proc. SPIE 6694, The revival of life on Mars, 66940M (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.731034
Proc. SPIE 6694, The hydrogen peroxide-water hypothesis for life on Mars and the problem of detection, 66940N (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.732889
Proc. SPIE 6694, The Biological Oxidant and Life Detection (BOLD) mission: an outline for a new mission to Mars, 66940O (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.732155
Proc. SPIE 6694, The Phoenix mission to Mars, 66940P (9 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.735887
Distribution of Life
Proc. SPIE 6694, Diatoms: unique eukaryotic extremophiles providing insights into planetary change, 66940S (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.731445
Proc. SPIE 6694, How do bacteria reach the stratosphere?, 66940T (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.731398
Proc. SPIE 6694, VUV-UV absorption spectroscopy of DNA and UV screens suggests strategies for UV resistance during evolution and space travel, 66940U (9 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.733699
Proc. SPIE 6694, Diatoms in space: testing prospects for reliable diatom nanotechnology in microgravity, 66940V (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.737051
Microbial Extemophiles
Proc. SPIE 6694, Extremophiles and chemotrophs as contributors to astrobiological signatures on Europa: a review of biomarkers of sulfate-reducers and other microorganisms, 66940W (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.734556
Proc. SPIE 6694, Characterization of a moderately halo-acidophilic bacterium isolated from Lake Brown, western Australia, 66940X (9 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.734741
Proc. SPIE 6694, Diversity, evolution, and horizontal gene transfer (HGT) in soda lakes, 66940Y (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.736267
Proc. SPIE 6694, Investigating microbial diversity and UV radiation impact at the high-altitude Lake Aguas Calientes, Chile, 66940Z (9 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.736970
Proc. SPIE 6694, Mitigation of environmental extremes as a possible indicator of extended habitat sustainability for lakes on early Mars, 669410 (3 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.731506
Instruments and Methods for Astrobiology
Proc. SPIE 6694, A nanopore-ARROW biosensor for life detection, 669411 (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.732235
Proc. SPIE 6694, MR PRISM: a software suite for CRISM analysis, 669412 (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.732260
Proc. SPIE 6694, High-resolution light microscopy of nanoforms, 669413 (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.731462
Proc. SPIE 6694, In situ search for life traces in extraterrestrial samples by synchrotron x-ray fluorescence 2D and 3D imaging, 669414 (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.733167
Survivability to Radiation, Dessication, and Shock
Proc. SPIE 6694, Great Salt Lake halophilic microorganisms as models for astrobiology: evidence for desiccation tolerance and ultraviolet irradiation resistance, 669415 (3 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.732621
Proc. SPIE 6694, Survival of microbial life under shock compression: implications for Panspermia, 669416 (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.732369
Proc. SPIE 6694, ATCG nucleotide fluctuation of Deinococcus radiodurans radiation genes, 669417 (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.732283
Proc. SPIE 6694, Radiotolerance of microorganisms isolated from radiation fields on a university campus: implications for shallow subsurface growth of microorganisms on Mars, 669418 (3 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.734534
Chirality and Astrobiology
Proc. SPIE 6694, Astrobiological polarimeter, 669419 (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.736045
Proc. SPIE 6694, Apparent biotic micromorphologies of abiotic origin, 66941A (3 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.732240
Proc. SPIE 6694, Is there red soil on Mars? (as proof of water and vegetation), 66941B (9 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.742958
Proc. SPIE 6694, Microbial extremophiles in evolutionary aspect, 66941C (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.742289
Proc. SPIE 6694, Remote sensing capacity of Raman spectroscopy in identification of mineral and organic constituents, 66941D (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.745959
Proc. SPIE 6694, Co-evolution of cyanophage and cyanobacteria in Antarctic lakes: adaptive responses to high UV flux and global warming, 66941E (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.745960
Poster Session
Proc. SPIE 6694, Living strategies of unusual life forms on Earth and the relevance to astrobiology, 66941F (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.731346
Proc. SPIE 6694, The importance of the Maillard-metal complexes and their silicates in astrobiology, 66941G (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.731342
Additional Paper
Proc. SPIE 6694, Large multicellular filamentous bacteria under the oxygen minimum zone of the eastern South Pacific: a forgotten biosphere, 66941H (1 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.782209
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