Publications Astro Bio

Publications in the area of Astrobiology

 

  1. A. S. Kumar, N. C. Wickramasinghe, and G. Louis, “A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF TRENTEPOHLIA AND RED RAIN CELLS,” Int. J. Recent Sci. Res., vol. 4, no. 8, pp. 1205–1209, 2013; [Full text PDF at Journal site].
  2. Godfrey Louis and A. Santhosh Kumar " Autofluorescence characteristics of the red rain cells ", Proc. SPIE 8865, Instruments, Methods, and Missions for Astrobiology XVI, p. 88650I (2013); doi:10.1117/12.2024366
  3. R. Gangappa, C. Wickramasinghe, M. Wainwright, A. S. Kumar, and G. Louis, “Growth and replication of red rain cells at 121[degree]C and their red fluorescence,” in Instruments, Methods, and Missions for Astrobiology XIII, 2010, vol. 7819, no. 1, p. 78190N–11; doi: 10.1117/12.876393
  4. G. Louis and A. S. Kumar, “Growth characteristics of red rain microbes at temperatures below 100 deg C,” in Instruments, Methods, and Missions for Astrobiology XIII, 2010, vol. 7819, no. 1, p. 78190R–9; doi: 10.1117/12.860807
  5. A. S. Kumar and G. Louis, “An optical spectroscopic study correlating the yellow rain and cultured red rain microbes,” in Instruments and Methods for Astrobiology and Planetary Missions XII, 2009, vol. 7441, no. 1, p. 74410N–6; doi: 10.1117/12.826780
  6. G. Louis and A. S. Kumar, “Unusual autofluorescence characteristic of cultured red-rain cells,” in Instruments, Methods, and Missions for Astrobiology XI, 2008, vol. 7097, no. 1, pp. 709712–9; doi: 10.1117/12.794041
  7. G. Louis and A. S. Kumar, “The Red Rain Phenomenon of Kerala and its Possible Extraterrestrial Origin,” Astrophys. Space Sci., vol. 302, no. 1–4, pp. 175–187, Apr. 2006; doi: 10.1007/s10509-005-9025-4 ; [Full text PDF in arxiv.org].
  8. G. Louis and A. S. Kumar, “New biology of red rain extremophiles prove cometary panspermia,” eprint arXiv:astro-ph/0312639, pp. 1–17, Dec. 2003; [Full text PDF in arxiv.org].
  9. G. Louis and A. S. Kumar, “Cometary panspermia explains the red rain of Kerala,” eprint arXiv:astro-ph/0310120, pp. 1–20, Oct. 2003; [Full text PDF in arxiv.org]