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Review: Life might be rare despite its early emergence on Earth – a Bayesian analysis of the probability of abiogenesis

For the 8th Astronomy Twitter Journal Club we tackled a recent paper that attempted a Bayesian analysis of the probability of abiogenesis. The paper was suggested by Matt Burleigh. He thought it would be a good paper to discuss as it “has been getting … Continue reading

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Transcript: Life might be rare despite its early emergence on Earth – a Bayesian analysis of the probability of abiogenesis

The transcript of the 8th Astronomy Twitter Journal Club meeting is now online at Chirpstory: http://chirpstory.com/dialog_embed/2142 or http://chirpstory.com/li/2142. You can also download the PDF: Tweet transcript archive.

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This week’s paper: Life might be rare despite its early emergence on Earth: a Bayesian analysis of the probability of abiogenesis

This week the paper we’re going to be discussing is the long-titled “Life might be rare despite its early emergence on Earth: a Bayesian analysis of the probability of abiogenesis” (Spiegel & Turner 2011). The meeting’s on Thursday 4th August, … Continue reading

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