The Availability of Phosphorus in The Bacterial Model of The Interstellar Grains
Authors: Hoyle, F.; Wickramasinghe, N.C.
Source: Astrophysics and Space Science, Volume 268, Numbers 1-3, 1999 , pp. 191-196(6)
Abstract:It is shown that phosphorus availability is in close balance with the phosphorus requirement of the bacterial grain model. This correspondence, which would be fortuitous if the interstellar grains were of inorganic origin, points to the correctness of the biological model.
Document Type: Regular Paper
Affiliations: Department of Applied Mathematics and Astronomy, University College, Cardiff, U.K.
Publication date: January 1, 1999