Accession Number : AD0648738

Title :   INITIAL CONDITIONS, PHYSICAL LAWS, AND THE ORIGIN OF LIFE,

Corporate Author : STANFORD UNIV CALIF BIOPHYSICS LAB

Personal Author(s) : Pattee,H. H.

Report Date : DEC 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : The paper explores the meaning of the origin of life using the language of physics. It attempts to arrive at a physical theory of the origin of life and discusses some possible experimental approaches to see if the theory can be tested. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GENETICS, *BIOPHYSICS), THEORY, BIOLOGY, SYNTHESIS(CHEMISTRY), ORGANIC COMPOUNDS, MOLECULES, BIOSYNTHESIS, NUCLEIC ACIDS, AMINO ACIDS, PHYSICS, ENZYMES, QUANTUM THEORY, EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN

Subject Categories : Biology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE