PreBioEvo

NamePreBioEvo
DescriptionWe use simulations Kauffman-like model to study the probability of life forming on other planets. This project is supported by a NASA grant and is part of their Astrobiology mission. Reference: A. Wynveen, I. Fedorov, and J. W. Halley, Nonequilibrium steady states in a model for prebiotic evolution, Physical Review E 89 , 022725 (2014) We use simulations of a Kauffman-like model for prebiotic evolution to find the probabilities of lifelike steady states and study their properties. This project is supported by a NASA grant. References: A. Wynveen, I. Fedorov, and J. W. Halley, Nonequilibrium steady states in a model for prebiotic evolution, Physical Review E 89 , 022725 (2014) (https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.89.022725) B. F. Intoy, A. Wynveen, and J. W. Halley, Effects of spatial diffusion on nonequilibrium steady states in a model for prebiotic evolution, Physical Review E 94 , 042424 (2016) (https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.94.042424)
OrganizationUniversity of Minnesota
DepartmentPhysics
Sponsor Campus GridOSG Connect
Principal Investigator
J. Woods Halley
Field Of ScienceBiophysics
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