New papers on life as a cosmic phenomenon27 August 2014
The September 2014 issue of the Journal of Cosmology contains a number of papers authored or co-authored by BCAB members:
- N. Chandra Wickramasinghe & Gensuke Tokoro, “Life as a Cosmic Phenomenon: 1. The Socio-Econonomic Control of a Scientific Paradigm“
- Gensuke Tokoro & N. Chandra Wickramasinghe, “Life as a Cosmic Phenomenon: 2. The Panspermic Trajectory of Homo Sapiens“
- N. Chandra Wickramasinghe, “Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and Cometary Biology“
- Carl H. Gibson & R. Norris Keeler, “The Cosmic Web and Microwave Background Fossilize the First Turbulent Combustion“
There is an article about Professor Wickramasinghe on the Academic Minute website (19 August), including a short talk by him on “Cosmological Beginnings” (click on “download file”). He had a letter published in The Independent (8 August): “Rosetta hints at life on comets“. He was quoted in the Daily Star (8 August) on the current Ebola outbreak being triggered by insertion of a genetic fragment from a comet.