“Astrovirology” Chief Ken Stedman Guesses Earth Origins for Viruses

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If viruses originated on Earth—which is NASA astrovirology chief Ken Stedman’s “best guess”—just why do we need a new field called astrovirology?  What would Jerry Fodor say?

Ken Stedman, whose day job at Portland State University is investigating the viruses of archaebacteria found at geothermally heated hot springs, nevertheless, thinks exploring for viruses and their biosignatures in space using state-of-the-art microscopes “needs to be done.”

But why?

Story continued in new book—Darwin Overthrown: Hello Mechanobiology.

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