Solar activity and life: a review

Czasopismo : Acta Geophysica
Tytuł artykułu : Solar activity and life: a review

Autorzy :
Lilensten, J.
Laboratoire de Planétologie de Grenoble, OSUG-CNRS, Grenoble, France, jean.lilensten@obs.ujf-grenoble.fr,
Zuccarello, F.
Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, Universitá di Catania, Catania, Italy, fzu@oact.inaf.it,
Zuccarello, F.
Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, Universitá di Catania, Catania, Italy, fzu@oact.inaf.it,
Lundstedt, H.
Swedish Institute of Space Physics, Lund, Sweden, henrik@lund.irf.se,
Kretzschmar, M.
LPCE/CNRS, Orléans, France, matthieu.kretzschmar@cnrs-orleans.fr,
Contarino, L.
INAF Osservatorio Astrofisico di Catania, Catania, Italy, lcont@oact.inaf.it,
Messerotti, M.
INAF-Trieste Astronomical Observatory, Trieste, Italy, messerotti@oats.inaf.it,
Abstrakty : During the early stages of the study of the origin of life, not enough attention was paid to the question of the correlation of chemical evolution on Earth and the all-important evolution of the still-to-be understood early Sun. Today, due to the advent of a significant fleet of space missions and the possibility of performing experiments in the International Space Station (ISS), a meaningful study begins to be possible concerning factors that led to an early onset of life on Earth. We wish to review and update recent work concerning the frontier between Space Weather (SpW) and Astrobiology. We argue that the present robust programs of various space agencies reinforce our hope for a better understanding of the bases of Astrobiology. Eventually, with a more realistic model of the Sun, more reliable discussions of all the factors influencing the origin of life on Earth, and hence Astrobiology, will be possible.

Słowa kluczowe : solar activity, space weather, Astrobiology, early solar system,
Wydawnictwo : Instytut Geofizyki PAN
Rocznik : 2009
Numer : Vol. 57, no. 1
Strony : 64 – 74
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DOI :
Cytuj : Lilensten, J. ,Zuccarello, F. ,Zuccarello, F. ,Lundstedt, H. ,Kretzschmar, M. ,Contarino, L. ,Messerotti, M. , Solar activity and life: a review. Acta Geophysica Vol. 57, no. 1/2009
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