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Astrobiology, Sustainability and Ethical Perspectives
AbstractAstrobiology, a new field of research associating the prospects and constraints of prebiotic chemistry, mineralogy, geochemistry, astrophysics, theoretical physics, microbial ecology, etc., is assessed in terms of sustainability through the scientific and social functions it fulfils, and the limits it encounters or strives to overcome. In the same way as sustainable development, astrobiology must also take into account the temporal dimension specific to its field of investigation and examine its underlying conception of Nature.
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Arnould J. Astrobiology, Sustainability and Ethical Perspectives. Sustainability. 2009; 1(4):1323-1330.Chicago/Turabian Style
Arnould, Jacques. 2009. "Astrobiology, Sustainability and Ethical Perspectives." Sustainability 1, no. 4: 1323-1330.