Theory that life exists in space and is distributed through the universe in the form of germs and/or spores.
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Cosmic Ancestry: The Modern Version of Panspermia
The Cosmic Ancestry hypothesis - about which this site has a large amount of information - treats all of evolution, not just the origin of life on Earth, as due to interaction with cosmic microorganisms.
Descriptive entry in The Encyclopedia of Astrobiology, Astronomy, and Spaceflight.
Professor Chandra Wickramasinghe speaks to Stuart Miller.
Short scientific article by John R. Gribbin. "Spreading of life-bearing spores across the Galaxy (panspermia) may be easier than is usually acknowledged."
Panspermia: Society for Life in Space (SOLIS) Society
Panspermia overview and technical papers.
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