Julián Chela Flores.
Doctor en Mecánica Cuántica y Licenciado en Matemáticas (Universidad de Londres). The Abdus Salam Internacional Centre for Theorethical Physics (ICTP, Trieste, Italia) e Instituto de Ideas Avanzadas (IDEA, Caracas, Venezuela). Cátedra UNESCO de Filosofía (1998).


Akindahunsi, A. A. y Chela-Flores, J. (2004) On the question of convergent evolution in biochemistry, en Life in the universe: from the Miller experiment to the search for life on other worlds,  J. Seckbach, J. Chela-Flores, T. Owen y F. Raulin, compiladores, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. (En prensa.)

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Racemic, Amino acids from the ultraviolet photolysis of interstellar ice analogues, Nature 416, pp. 401-403.

Chela-Flores, J. (2001) The New Science of Astrobiology From Genesis of the Living Cell to Evolution of Intelligent Behavior in the Universe, Kluwer Academic Publishers: Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

Chela-Flores, J. (2003a) Astrobiology's Last Frontiers: The distribution and destiny of Life, in the Universe, en Origins: Genesis, Evolution and the Biodiversity of Life, Joseph Seckbach, compilador; volúmen 6 de la serie de libros COLE, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

Chela-Flores, J. (2003b). Testing Evolutionary Convergence on Europa, International Journal of Astrobiology 2, (4): 307-312 (Cambridge University Press).

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