Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

The Biological Big Bang. Panspermia and the Origins of Life Hardcover – December 3, 2010

Amazon Price New from Used from
"Please retry"
$47.83 $39.52


Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 700 pages
  • Publisher: Cosmology Science Publishers; 1st edition (December 3, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0982955227
  • ISBN-13: 978-0982955222
  • Product Dimensions: 10 x 7 x 1.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.2 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,675,449 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Prof. Pabulo Henrique Rampelotto is Editor-in-Chief, Associate Editor, Senior Editor, Guest Editor and member of the Editorial Board of several scientific journals on the field of Life Sciences and Biotechnology. He is also member of four Scientific Advisory Boards (Astrobiology/SETI Board, Biotech/Medical Board, Policy Board and Space Settlement Board) of Lifeboat Foundation, alongside several Nobel Laureates and other distinguished scientists, philosophers, educators, engineers and economists. Furthermore, he serves on the Program Committee of several world leading Conferences.

Prof. Rampelotto has done extensive research in genomics, biotechnology, life in extreme environments, and astrobiology. He is best known for his leadership and eminent work as Guest Editor of several successful special issues in different fields of Life Sciences.

In recent years, Prof. Rampelotto has received several invitations to publish papers, special issues, books, and book chapters. Short biographies of him were published as chapters in several books including "Planetary Scientists: by LLC, 2010 (ISBN: 978-1242756979)", "Space Advocates: by LLC Books, 2010 (ISBN: 978-1155279060)", "Astrobiology: by Hephaestus Books, 2011 (ISBN: 978-1243388315)", Extremophiles: by Hephaestus Books, 2011 (ISBN: 978-1243115850)", among others.

His research interests encompass different fields of science, from basic to applied research, including: Biotechnology, Metagenomics, Next Generation Sequencing, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry of Microorganisms, Microbial Ecology, Extremophiles, Origins of Life, Astrobiology, and Space Science (Solar System Exploration).

Most of his recent work has been dedicated to the editorial process of several scientific journals in life science and biotechnology, as well as on the organization of special issues on his fields of expertise. In his special issues, some of the most distinguished team leaders in the field have published their work, ideas and findings, including Nobel Laureates and several of the highly cited scientists according to the ISI Institute. He also serves on the Program Committee of several world leading Conferences.

More information, visit his Researcher ID, Amazon and Lifeboat Foundation profile pages:

Researcher ID: http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-5752-2009
Lifeboat Foundation: http://lifeboat.com/ex/bios.pabulo.henrique.rampelotto
Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Pabulo-Henrique-Rampelotto/e/B004I2L63G
Amazon France: http://www.amazon.fr/-/e/B004I2L63G
Amazon UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/-/e/B004I2L63G
Amazon Germany: http://www.amazon.de/-/e/B004I2L63G

--- Editorial Experience ---

- Life (http://www.mdpi.com/journal/life/editors)
- Current Biotechnology (http://www.benthamscience.com/cbiot/EBM.htm)

Associate Editor:
- Frontiers in Marine Biotechnology (http://www.frontiersin.org/Marine_Biotechnology/editorialboard)

Senior Editor:
- American Journal of Genome Research (http://ivyunion.org/index.php/ajgr/about/editorialTeam)
- American Journal of Current Biology (http://ivyunion.org/index.php/ajcurrb/about/editorialTeam)

Member of the Editorial Board:
- Biology (http://www.mdpi.com/journal/biology/editors)
- Genes (http://www.mdpi.com/journal/genes/editors)
- Microorganisms (https://www.mdpi.com/journal/microorganisms/editors)
- Healthcare (http://www.mdpi.com/journal/healthcare/editors)
- Industrial Biotechnology (http://www.liebertpub.com/editorialboard/industrial-biotechnology/140/)

Member of the Scientific Advisory Boards of Lifeboat Foundation:
- Astrobiology/SETI Board
- Biotech/Medical Board
- Policy Board
- Space Settlement Board

Guest Editor:
- Special Issue "Grand Celebration: 10th Anniversary of the Human Genome Project", in Genes (ISSN: 2073-4425)
Website: http://www.mdpi.com/journal/genes/special_issues/Human_Genome
- Special Issue "Advances and New Perspectives in Marine Biotechnology", in Marine Drugs (ISSN: 1660-3397)
Website: http://www.mdpi.com/journal/marinedrugs/special_issues/marine-biotechnology
- Special Issue "Extremophiles and Extreme Environments", in Life (ISSN: 2075-1729)
Website: http://www.mdpi.com/journal/life/special_issues/life-extremophiles
- Special Issue "Polar Microbiology: Recent Advances and Future Perspectives", in Biology (ISSN: 2079-7737).
Website: http://www.mdpi.com/journal/biology/special_issues/polar-microbio
- Special Issue "Biotechnological Applications of Extremophiles", in Current Biotechnology (ISSN: 2211-5501)
Website: http://www.benthamscience.com/cbiot/Special-Issues.htm
- Special Issue "Extremophiles and Biotechnology", in Current Biotechnology (ISSN: 2211-5501)
Website: http://www.benthamscience.com/cbiot/Special-Issues.htm
- Special Issue "Recent Advances in Space Biotechnology", in Recent Patents on Space Technology (ISSN: 2210-6871)
Website: http://eurekaselect.com/112842/article
- Special Issue "Current Biotechnology in Space", in Current Biotechnology (ISSN: 2211-5501)
Website: http://www.benthamscience.com/contents.php?in=115823&m=August&y=2013
- Special Issue "Enzymes and Their Biotechnological Applications", in Biomolecules (ISSN 2218-273X)
Website: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/biomolecules/special_issues/biotechnological_applications
- Special Issue "Advances and New Perspectives in Microbial Research", in Microorganisms (ISSN: 2076-2607)
Website: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/microorganisms/special_issues/new_perspectives_in_microbial_research

Committee Member of Recent International Conferences:
- 3rd Annual World Congress of Microbes (WCM-2013)
- 4th International Symposium of Enzyme & Biocatalysis (SEB-2013)
- 1st Annual World Convention of Biomed Industry (BIC-2014)
- 5th International Symposium of Enzyme & Biocatalysis (SEB-2014)
- 4rd Annual World Congress of Microbes (WCM-2014)
- 7th World Congress of Industrial Biotechnology (IBIO-2014)

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers

Customer Images

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?