P C W Davies

Summary

Affiliation: Macquarie University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Does life's rapid appearance imply a Martian origin?
    P C W Davies
    Australian Centre for Astrobiology, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Astrobiology 3:673-9. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Does quantum mechanics play a non-trivial role in life?
    P C W Davies
    Australian Centre for Astrobiology, Macquarie University, New South Wales, 2109, Australia
    Biosystems 78:69-79. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Finding a second sample of life on earth
    P C W Davies
    Australian Centre for Astrobiology, Macquarie University, New South Wales, Australia
    Astrobiology 5:154-63. 2005

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. ncbi request reprint Does life's rapid appearance imply a Martian origin?
    P C W Davies
    Australian Centre for Astrobiology, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Astrobiology 3:673-9. 2003
    ..By contrast, an extrasolar origin seems unlikely using the same analysis. These results complement those of Lineweaver and Davis...
  2. ncbi request reprint Does quantum mechanics play a non-trivial role in life?
    P C W Davies
    Australian Centre for Astrobiology, Macquarie University, New South Wales, 2109, Australia
    Biosystems 78:69-79. 2004
    ..I review some of these claims in this paper, and discuss the serious problem of decoherence. I advance some further conjectures about quantum information processing in bio-systems. Some possible experiments are suggested...
  3. ncbi request reprint Finding a second sample of life on earth
    P C W Davies
    Australian Centre for Astrobiology, Macquarie University, New South Wales, Australia
    Astrobiology 5:154-63. 2005
    ..Indeed, it is difficult to rule out the possibility of extant alien life. We offer some suggestions for how an alternative sample of life might be detected...