Recent Research Publications

Recent publications by Prof. Chandra Wickramasinghe and colleagues at BCAB in the open access peer-reviewed online journal Journal of Astrobiology and Outreach:

  1. http://www.esciencecentral.org/journals/recovery-of-cometary-microorganisms-from-the-stratosphere-2332-2519.1000110.php?aid=26359
  2. http://www.esciencecentral.org/journals/the-forgotten-remit-of-astrobiology-2332-2519-2-e105.php?aid=27254
  3. http://www.esciencecentral.org/journals/life-as-a-cosmic-phenomenon-the-socioeconomic-control-of-a-scientific-paradigm-2332-2519-2-113.php?aid=27389
  4. http://www.esciencecentral.org/journals/life-as-a-cosmic-phenomenon-the-panspermia-trajectory-of-homo-sapiens-2332-2519-2-115.php?aid=27531
  5. http://www.esciencecentral.org/journals/rosettas-prospects-for-discovering-evidence-of-cometary-biology-2332-2519.1000118.php?aid=32113
  6. http://www.esciencecentral.org/journals/the-transition-from-earthcentred-biology-to-cosmic-life-2332-2519-1000122.php?aid=33310
  7. http://www.esciencecentral.org/journals/rosetta-studies-of-comet-pchuryumovgerasimenko-prospects-for-establishing-cometary-biology-2332-2519.1000126.php?aid=38627
  8. http://www.esciencecentral.org/journals/rosetta-images-of-comet-pchuryumovgerasimenko-inferences-from-its-terrain-and-structure-2332-2519.1000127.php?aid=38632
  9. http://www.esciencecentral.org/journals/evidence-to-clinch-the-theory-of-extraterrestrial-life-2332-2519.1000e107.php?aid=38634
  10. http://www.esciencecentral.org/journals/astrobiology-on-the-dwarf-planet-ceres-2332-2519.1000e108.ph%20p.php?aid=40545
  11. http://www.esciencecentral.org/journals/biological-entities-isolated-from-two-stratosphere-launchescontinuedevidence-for-a-space-origin-2332-2519-1000129.php?aid=41733
  12. http://www.esciencecentral.org/journals/masses-staining-positive-for-dnaisolated-from-the-stratosphere-at-aheight-of-41-km-2332-2519-1000130.php?aid=41739
  13. http://www.esciencecentral.org/journals/trends-in-astrobiology–comets-pluto-and-beyond-2332-2519-1000e109.php?aid=57268
  14. http://www.esciencecentral.org/journals/plutos-surprises-mountain-tectonics-methane-and-evidence-of-biology-2332-2519-1000135.php?aid=57267
  15. http://www.esciencecentral.org/journals/astrobiology-in-the-developing-world-2332-2519-1000e110.php?aid=60476
  16. http://www.esciencecentral.org/journals/microbiomes-a-possible-space-component-2332-2519-1000139.php?aid=60480
  17. http://www.esciencecentral.org/journals/comment-on-liquid-water-and-life-on-mars-2332-2519-1000e111.php?aid=62981
  18. http://www.esciencecentral.org/journals/convergence-to-cometary-panspermia-time-for-disclosure-2332-2519-1000145.php?aid=64973

Download a brochure about Professor Wickramasinghe’s recent books published by World Scientific.

Bill Napier, David Asher, Mark Bailey & Duncan Steel, Centaurs as a hazard to civilisation, Astronomy & Geophysics 56.6 (2015), 18-23

S.G. Coulson, M.K. Wallis & N.C. Wickramasinghe, On the dynamics of volatile meteorites, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 445 (2014), 3669-3673

S.A. Alharbi, M. Wainwright et al., Evidence in support of the theory of archipanspermiaJournal of Food Agriculture and Environment 9 (2011)

S.G. Coulson, Hydrodynamic modelling of cometary particles captured in aerogel and the Earth’s atmosphere, Meteoritics & Planetary Science 44.10 (2009), 1421–1430

S.G. Coulson, On the deceleration of cometary fragments in aerogel, International Journal of Astrobiology 8.1 (2009), 9-17

B.E. DiGregorio, The Viking labelled release experiment controversy: why does it exist and when will it end? Journal of Cosmology (September/October 2011)

R. Gangappa, N.C. Wickramasinghe, S. Kumar & G. Louis, Growth and replication of red rain cells at 121oC and their red fluorescence, Proc SPIE 7819 (2010)

C.H. Gibson, N.C. Wickramasinghe & R.E. Schild, Primordial planets, comets and moons foster life in the cosmosProc SPIE 7819 (2010)

C.H. Gibson, N.C. Wickramasinghe  & R.E. Schild, First life in primordial-planet oceans: The biological Big Bang, Journal of Cosmology 11 (2010), 3490-3499

C.H. Gibson, R.E. Schild & N.C. Wickramasinghe, The origin of life from primordial planets, International Journal of Astrobiology, 10.2 (2010), 83-98.  doi:10.1017/S1473550410000352

D. Krinsley, R.I. Dorn & B. DiGregorio, Astrobiological implications of rock varnish in TibetAstrobiology 9.6 (2009), 551-562. doi:10.1089/ast.2008.0238.

K. Rauf, A. Hann, C. Wickramasinghe & B. DiGregorio, Microstructural investigation of the Carancas meteorite, Int. J. Astrobiol. 10.2 (2010), 105-112

K. Rauf & C. Wickramasinghe, Evidence for biodegradation products in the interstellar mediumInt.J.Astrobiol. 9.1 (2010), 29-34

K. Rauf, A. Hann, M. Wallis & C. Wickramasinghe, Study of putative microfossils in space dust from the stratosphere, International Journal of Astrobiology 9.3 (2010), 183-189

K. Rauf, A. Hann & N.C. Wickramasinghe, Microstructure and elemental composition of the Tagish Lake meteorite and its astrobiological implications, International Journal of Astrobiology 9.1 (2010), 35–43

M. Tuleta, L. Gabla & N.C. Wickramasinghe, Slow ion irradiation of sugar: astrobiological implicationsInt.J.Astrobiol. 8.4 (2009), 317-319

M.K. Wallis, J.T. Wickramasinghe & N.C. Wickramasinghe, Mars Polar Cap: a habitat for elementary life, Int.J.Astrobiol. 8.2 (2009), 117-119

J.T. Wickramasinghe, N.C. Wickramasinghe & W.M. Napier, Comets and the Origin of Life (World Scientific, Singapore, 2010)

C. Wickramasinghe, Viva panspermia, The Observatory Magazine (June 2010).

J.T. Wickramasinghe, N.C. Wickramasinghe & M.K. Wallis, Liquid water and organics in comets: implications for exobiology, Int.J.Astrobiol. 8.4 (2009), 281-290

N.C. Wickramasinghe, Spectroscopic evidence of cosmic life,  Int.J.Astrobiol. 11 (2010), 3476-3488

N.C. Wickramasinghe, The astrobiological case for our cosmic ancestryInt.J.Astrobiol. 9 (2010), 119-129

C. Wickramasinghe, Bacterial morphologies supporting cometary : a reappraisal, International Journal of Astrobiology 10 (2011), 25-30.  doi:10.1017/S1473550410000157

N.C. Wickramasinghe, J. Wallis, C.H. Gibson & R.E. Schild, Evolution of primordial planets in relation to the cosmological origin of life,  Proc. SPIE  7819 (2010).

SPIE Newsroom invited article

Microfossils in comet dust and meteorites support panspermia (Nov. 2010): http://spie.org/x42547.xml?highlight=x2418&ArticleID=x42547

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