3. From Astrochemistry to Astrobiology
Stanford University Course
“Chemical Evolution across Space and Time: From The Big Bang to Prebiotic Chemistry” Eds Lori Zaikowski and Jon Friedrich; Published by American Chemical Society, Wash. DC ISBN 978-0-8412-0
Amallondalla’s is chapter 5: ” Chemical Evolution in the Interstellar Medium: Feedstock of Solar Systems.
The next volume is entitled:
“Chemical Evolution across Space and Time: From Origins of Life to Modern Society” Eds Lori Zaikowski and Jon Friedrich; Published by American Chemical Society, Wash.
This Scientific American article is geared to the general scientifically literate audience: ”Life’s Far-Flung Raw Materials”,
Bernstein, Sandford, Allamandola, Scientific American, July 1999
"The space effort is very simply a continuation of the expansion of ecological range, which has been occurring at an accelerating rate throughout the evolutionary history of Man..."
~Ward J. Haas, "Biological Significance of the Space Effort," in Annals of the New York Academy of Science, 1966 ~
Below you will find a list of recommended resources. If you would like to learn more about the Big Bang, check out these books, videos, and articles.
1. Stanford University