Exoplanet Biosignatures: Future Directions

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Walker, Sara I.; Bains, William; Cronin, Leroy; DasSarma, Shiladitya; Danielache, Sebastian; Domagal-Goldman, Shawn; Kacar, Betul; Kiang, Nancy Y.; Lenardic, Adrian; Reinhard, Christopher T.; Moore, William; Schwieterman, Edward W.; Shkolnik, Evgenya L.; Smith, Harrison B.;
  • Publisher: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
  • Journal: volume 18,issue 6,pages779-824issn: 1531-1074, eissn: 1557-8070
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC6016573, doi: 10.1089/ast.2017.1738., doi: 10.1089/ast.2017.1738
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Special Collection: Exoplanet BiosignaturesGuest Editors: Mary N. Parenteau, Nancy Y. Kiang, Shawn Domagal-Goldman (in reverse alphabetical order)Review Articles

Table of Contents 1. Introduction 2. Setting the Stage: What Is Life? What Is a Biosignature? 3. Detecting Unknown Biology on Unknown Worlds: A Bayesian Framework  3.1. Habitability in the Bayesian framework for biosignatures 4. P(data|abiotic)  4.1. Stellar environment... View more
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