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It's all about origins...

Another couple of episodes in Bishop Sands’ outstanding Sift podcast series on origins and life are now up. You can catch my verbal contribution on interstellar chemistry at about the 11 minute mark in this one (below) on Origin Stories, but I encourage you to listen to the whole thing.

Caleb A. Scharf About the Author: Caleb Scharf is the director of Columbia University's multidisciplinary Astrobiology Center. He has worked in the fields of observational cosmology, X-ray astronomy, and more recently exoplanetary science. His latest book is 'Gravity's Engines: How Bubble-Blowing Black Holes Rule Galaxies, Stars, and Life in the Cosmos', and he is working on 'The Copernicus Complex' (both from Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux.) Follow on Twitter @caleb_scharf.

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  1. 1. Sinibaldi 11:48 am 08/21/2012

    Gentle tradition…

    Gentle and
    sweet sensibility,
    I call your
    attraction to give
    an appearance
    to that delicate

    Francesco Sinibaldi

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