CONTENTSPart I. ORIGINS OF LIFE1 Biological Cosmology and the Origins of Life in the Universe. Rhawn Joseph, Ph.D.1, and Rudolf Schild, Ph.D.2 The Imperatives of Cosmic Biology Carl H. Gibson, Ph.D.1, and N. Chandra Wickramasinghe, Ph.D.3 TheMoreCONTENTSPart I. ORIGINS OF LIFE1 Biological Cosmology and the Origins of Life in the Universe. Rhawn Joseph, Ph.D.1, and Rudolf Schild, Ph.D.2 The Imperatives of Cosmic Biology Carl H. Gibson, Ph.D.1, and N. Chandra Wickramasinghe, Ph.D.3 The Emergence of Life in the Universe at the Epoch of Dark Energy Domination Nicola Poccia, Ph.D., Alessandro Ricci, Ph.D., Antonio Bianconi Ph.D.,4 First life in the Oceans of Primordial-Planets: The Biological Big Bang.
Carl H. Gibson, Ph.D., N. Chandra Wickramasinghe, Ph.D., Rudolf Schild, Ph.D.PART II. GENETICS5 Genetic Gradualism and the ExtraTerrestrial Origin of Life Alexei A. Sharov, Ph.D.,6 Extraterrestrial Origin of Life and Genetic Gradualism M.A. Line, Ph.D.,7 How Universal is the Universal Genetic Code?
A Question of ExtraTerrestrial Origins. Marco V. José, Ph.D.1,2, Eberto R. Morgado, Ph.D.3, Tzipe Govezensky, Ph.D.1, Isui Aguilar, Ph.D.1PART III. PANSPERMIA8 Origins, Evolution, and Distribution of Life in the Cosmos: Panspermia, Genetics, Microbes, and Viral Visitors From the Stars. Rhawn Joseph, Ph.D.1, and Rudolf Schild, Ph.D.9. Mechanisms for Panspermia W. M. Napier, Ph.D., and N. C. Wickramasinghe, Ph.D.,10 Microbial Survival Mechanisms and the Interplanetary Transfer of Life Through Space. Robert J.
C. McLean, Ph.D.11 The Forgotten History of Panspermia and Theories of Life From Space. Milton Wainwright, Ph.D., and Fawaz Alshammari,12 Why Do Some People Reject Panspermia? Mark J. Burchell, Ph.D.,13 Musings on the Origin of Life and Panspermia, Milton Wainwright14 The Spreading of Life Throughout the Universe Nobel Laureate, Svante Arrhenius,PART IV. THE ORIGINS AND EVOLUTION OF LIFE ON EARTH15 Life on Earth Came From Other Planets Rhawn Joseph Ph.D., Journal of Cosmology, 2009, 1, 1-56.16 Genetics...PART V. VIRUSES AND LIFE17 The Origin of Eukaryotes: Archae, Bacteria, Viruses and Horizontal Gene Transfer Rhawn Joseph, Ph.D.18 Viruses and Life: Can There Be One Without the Other?
Matti Jalasvuori, Ph.D., and Jaana K.H. Bamford, Ph.D.,PART VI. VIRUSES, MICROBES & DISEASES FROM SPACE19 Are Microbes Currently Arriving to Earth from Space? Milton Wainwright, Ph.D., Fawaz Alshammari, BSc., Khalid Alabri, MSc.,20 Identification of Micro-biofossils in Space Dust. Noriume Miyake, Ph.D., Max K. Wallis, Ph.D., and Shirwan Al-Mufti,21 Spectroscopic Evidence of Cosmic Life N.
Chandra Wickramasinghe, Ph.D.,22 Tunguska: Comets, Disease, and the Vernadskiy Mission to NEA 2005NB56 Pushkar Ganesh Vaidya,23 Comets and Contagion: Evolution and Diseases From Space. Rhawn Joseph, Ph.D.1, N. C. Wickramasinghe, Ph.D.,PART VII. DIRECTED PANSPERMIA24 Purposeful Panspermia: The Other Conquest of Space? Ethical Considerations Jacques Arnould, Ph.D.,25 Seeding the Universe with Life: Securing Our Cosmological Future Michael N.
Mautner, Ph.D., (Key Words Repeated)PART VIII. SEARCH FOR LIFE26 Searching for life on Habitable Planets and Moons Ashwini Kumar Lal, Ph.D.27 Numerical Astrophysics, Numerical Astrobiology and the Search for ExtraTerrestrial Life.