Richard Gordon

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 Collaborator, BioInformation Technologies Laboratory, University of Manitoba; Principal Scientific Advisor, Evogrid; and on the Technical Advisory Board of Stellarray.

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.

Publications

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].

Papers, articles, book chapters

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 EarthArXiv

Blog: Cosmic Embryo, Science 2.0.

Categories: Diatom Nanotechnology, Embryogenesis, Medical Imaging, Grant System, Origin of Life, Public Health.

Contact: DickGordonCan@gmail.com

See blog posts by this author:
Critique of a claimed discovery of a diatom from outer space [UPDATED]