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The Joshua Lederberg Papers

Title:
"Exobiology" (Oxford English Dictionary) Annotation pdf (156,157 Bytes) ocr (1,167 Bytes)
"Exobiology" (Oxford English Dictionary)
Description:
The term "exobiology" ("the study of life outside the atmosphere") was one of many coined by Joshua Lederberg both alone and in conjunction with his research colleagues. This document shows how the term "exobiology" appeared in the second edition of the Oxford English Dictionary.
Item is a photocopy.
Number of Image Pages:
2 (156,157 Bytes)
Date:
1989
Creator:
Unknown
Contributor:
Editor: Weiner, E. S. C.
Editor: Simpson, J. A.
Source:
Monograph: "Exobiology" (Oxford English Dictionary). Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed. (1989), Volume 5:, edited by E. S. C. Weiner and J. A. Simpson. Oxford University Press, 1989. P. 545. Excerpt. 2 Images.
Lederberg UI: NASAX.002
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of Oxford University Press.
Relation:
Lederberg Grouping: NASA Exobiology Program (NASAX)
Box Number: 68
Folder Number: 33
Unique Identifier:
BBBABU
Accession Number:
9
Document Type:
Excerpts
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Research
SubSeries: Exobiology
SubSubSeries: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
SubSubSubSeries: NASAX ("Biology in Space")
Folder: .0 Index & Miscellany, 1988-1989
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2006-05-02
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Annotation by Joshua Lederberg:
KW:neologism; lexicography of "exobiology". 1959-1960 ; First usage in print is
Exobiology: approaches to life beyond the earth. 
Science 132: 393-400. (1960):  (COSPAR symposium Nice Jan 10 1960)
See letter to Steinbach
6/17/59  BBAFGY possible first use in discourse

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