- 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...
- 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...
- Finding a second sample of life on earthP 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...