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Exobiology


  • Here are entered works on the study of processes occurring in outer space that are relevant to biology, especially the origin and evolution of life. Works on the biology of humans or other earth life while in outer space are entered under [Space biology.] Works on life indigenous to outer space are entered under [Life on other planets.] Works on the prospective use of the science of anthropology in dealing with intelligent beings in outer space, or establishing earth colonies on extraterrestrial bodies, are entered under [Extraterrestrial anthropology.]
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  • Variants

    • us: Astrobiology
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  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: Exobiology in earth orbit, 1989: p. v ("Exobiology, the study of processes relevant to biology that are occurring in space, is becoming a mature field")
    • found: Wikipedia, Jan. 18, 2007 (Astrobiology is the study of life in space, combining aspects of astronomy, biology and geology. It is focused on the study of the origin, distribution and evolution of life. Also known as exobiology)
    • found: McGraw-Hill dict. sci. tech.: p. 677 (exobiology)
    • found: Random House: p. 679 (exobiology)
    • found: NASA (Exobiology UF Astrobiology; Space biology)
    • notfound: Web. 3
  • LC Classification

    • QH326
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered works on the study of processes occurring in outer space that are relevant to biology, especially the origin and evolution of life. Works on the biology of humans or other earth life while in outer space are entered under [Space biology.] Works on life indigenous to outer space are entered under [Life on other planets.] Works on the prospective use of the science of anthropology in dealing with intelligent beings in outer space, or establishing earth colonies on extraterrestrial bodies, are entered under [Extraterrestrial anthropology.]
  • Example Notes

    • Notes under [Extraterrestrial anthropology; Life on other planets; Space biology]
  • Change Notes

    • 2005-07-15: new
    • 2007-03-29: revised
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