September 20, 2013
Dr. Richard Gordon is a Theoretical Biologist at the Embryogenesis Center, Gulf Specimen Marine Lab; and Adjunct Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Wayne State University.
He is a co-founder of Books With Wings , a collaborative project between Canadian and American students and their counterparts in Afghanistan. They collect up-to-date donated books for delivery to universities in Afghanistan.
His degrees are B.Sc. (Math) from the University of Chicago and Ph.D. (Chemical Physics) from the University of Oregon.
Gordon, N.K. & R. Gordon (2013). Embryogenesis Explained. Singapore, World Scientific Publishing Company [in preparation].
Damer, B., R. Gordon & J. Seckbach, Ed. (2014). Genesis Engines: Computation and Chemistry in the Quest for Life’s Origins [in preparation].
Total: 248, including these on the origin of life:
McNichol, J. & R. Gordon (2012). Are we from outer space? A critical review of the panspermia hypothesis. In: Genesis — In the Beginning: Precursors of Life, Chemical Models and Early Biological Evolution. Ed.: J. Seckbach. Dordrecht, Springer: 591-620.
Gordon, R. & J. McNichol (2012). Recurrent dreams of life in meteorites. In: Genesis — In the Beginning: Precursors of Life, Chemical Models and Early Biological Evolution. Ed.: J. Seckbach. Dordrecht, Springer: 549-590.
Gordon, R., R.B. Hoover, J.A. Tuszynski, J. de Luis, P.J. Camp, M.A. Tiffany, S.S. Nagy, M. Fayek, P.J. Lopez & B.E. Lerner (2007). Diatoms in space: testing prospects for reliable diatom nanotechnology in microgravity. Proc. SPIE 6694, V1–V15, doi:10.1117/1112.737051.
Gordon, R. & R.B. Hoover (2007). Could there have been a single origin of life in a Big Bang universe? Proc. SPIE 6694, doi:10.1117/1112.737041.
Sharov, A.A. & R. Gordon. (2013). Life Before Earth. ArXiv
Blog: Cosmic Embryo, Science 2.0.
Categories: Diatom Nanotechnology, Embryogenesis, Medical Imaging, Grant System, Origin of Life, Public Health.
- See blog posts by this author:
- Critique of a claimed discovery of a diatom from outer space [UPDATED]