SETI bioastro: FW: Re: [HASTRO-L] Biography of Francis Crick

From: LARRY KLAES (ljk4_at_msn.com)
Date: Wed Jul 12 2006 - 13:10:05 PDT

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    >In the 1960s through the 1980s, Crick speculated on extraterrestrial life
    >and
    >the possibility that life elsewhere was deliberately placed here ages ago:
    >
    >"Directed Panspermia” by Francis Crick and Leslie E Orgel in Icarus (1973)
    >Volume 19 pages 341-346.
    >
    >http://profiles.nlm.nih.gov/SC/B/C/C/P/_/scbccp.pdf
    >
    >Crick later wrote a book about directed panspermia called Life Itself
    >(Simon & Schuster, 1981) ISBN 0671255622
    >
    >See also:
    >
    >http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Crick
    >
    >Larry
    >
    >
    >>From: Owen Gingerich <ginger_at_CFA.HARVARD.EDU>
    >>Reply-To: History of Astronomy Discussion Group
    >><HASTRO-L_at_LISTSERV.WVU.EDU>
    >>To: HASTRO-L_at_LISTSERV.WVU.EDU
    >>Subject: Re: [HASTRO-L] Biography of Francis Crick
    >>Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2006 14:44:31 -0400
    >>
    >>On Wed, 12 Jul 2006, LARRY KLAES wrote:
    >>
    >> > A Peek Into the Remarkable Mind Behind the Genetic Code
    >> >
    >> > New York Times July 11, 2006
    >> >
    >> > *************************
    >> >
    >> > The first biography of Francis
    >> > Crick has now appeared. In "Francis
    >> > Crick, Discoverer of the Genetic
    >> > Code," Matt Ridley has created a
    >> > vivid portrait.
    >>
    >> Not to put too fine a point on this, there is
    >>FRANCIS CRICK AND JAMES WATSON by Edward Edelson in the Oxford
    >>Portraits in Science series, 1998, with nice pictures of the young
    >>Francis Crick. But I'm not sure why any of this is relevant to the HASTRO
    >>list.
    >> OWEN GINGERICH


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