Lewis Dartnell

Professor

DepartmentLife Sciences

Research outputs

Martian sub-surface ionising radiation: biosignatures and geology
Dartnell, L., Desorgher, L., Ward, J.M. and Coates, A.J. 2007. Martian sub-surface ionising radiation: biosignatures and geology. Biogeosciences. 4, pp. 545-558.

Fluorescent analysis of photosynthetic microbes and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons linked to optical remote sensing
Zhang, D., Muller, J.-P., Lavender, S., Walton, D. and Dartnell, L. 2012. Fluorescent analysis of photosynthetic microbes and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons linked to optical remote sensing. International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences. XXXIX-B8, pp. 555-559. doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-XXXIX-B8-555-2012

The paleo-environment reconstruction on Mars: focus points for the next astrobiology missions
Kereszturi, A., Kanuchova, Z., Dartnell, L. and Hauber, E. 2018. The paleo-environment reconstruction on Mars: focus points for the next astrobiology missions. in: Mehler, N. (ed.) Research Advances in Astronomy Nova Science Publishers. pp. 49-88

Society, Worldview and Outreach
Capova, K.A., Dartnell, L., Dunér, D., Melin, A. and Mitrikeski, P.T. 2018. Society, Worldview and Outreach. in: Capova, K.A., Persson, E., Milligan, T. and Dunér, D. (ed.) Astrobiology and Society in Europe Today Springer. pp. 19-24

Planetary habitability: lessons learned from terrestrial analogues
Preston, L.J. and Dartnell, L. 2014. Planetary habitability: lessons learned from terrestrial analogues. International Journal of Astrobiology. 13 (1). doi:10.1017/S1473550413000396

Degradation of microbial fluorescence biosignatures by solar ultraviolet radiation on Mars
Dartnell, L. and Patel, M.R. 2014. Degradation of microbial fluorescence biosignatures by solar ultraviolet radiation on Mars. International Journal of Astrobiology. 13 (2), pp. 112-123. doi:10.1017/S1473550413000335

An Origin-of-Life Reactor to Simulate Alkaline Hydrothermal Vents
Herschy, B., Whicher, A., Camprubi, E., Watson, C., Dartnell, L., Ward, J., Evans, J.R.G. and Lane, N. 2014. An Origin-of-Life Reactor to Simulate Alkaline Hydrothermal Vents. Journal of Molecular Evolution. 79 (5-6), pp. 213-227. doi:10.1007/s00239-014-9658-4

Ionization of the Venusian atmosphere from solar and galactic cosmic rays
Nordheim, T.A., Dartnell, L., Desorgher, L., Coates, A.J. and Jones, G.H. 2015. Ionization of the Venusian atmosphere from solar and galactic cosmic rays. Icarus. 245, pp. 80-86. doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2014.09.032

Constraints on a potential aerial biosphere on Venus: I. Cosmic rays
Dartnell, L., Nordheim, T.A., Patel, M., Mason, J.P., Coates, A.J. and Jones, G.H. 2015. Constraints on a potential aerial biosphere on Venus: I. Cosmic rays. Icarus. 257, pp. 396-405. doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2015.05.006

Isolation of Radiation-Resistant Bacteria from Mars Analog Antarctic Dry Valleys by Preselection, and the Correlation between Radiation and Desiccation Resistance
Musilova, M., Wright, G., Ward, J.M. and Dartnell, L.R. 2015. Isolation of Radiation-Resistant Bacteria from Mars Analog Antarctic Dry Valleys by Preselection, and the Correlation between Radiation and Desiccation Resistance. Astrobiology. 15 (12), pp. 1076-1090. doi:10.1089/ast.2014.1278

Transitory Microbial Habitat in the Hyperarid Atacama Desert
Schulze-Makuch, D., Wagner, D., Kounaves, S.P., Mangelsdorf, K., Devine, K.G., de Vera, J-P., Schmitt-Kopplin, P., Grossart, H-P., Parro, V., Kaupenjohann, M., Galy, A., Schneider, B., Airo, A., Frösler, J., Davila, A.F., Arens, F.L., Cáceres, L., Cornejo, F.S., Carrizo, D., Dartnell, L.R., DiRuggiero, J., Flury, M., Ganzert, L., Gessner, M.O., Grathwohl, P., Guan, L., Heinz, J., Hess, M., Keppler, F., Maus, D., McKay, C.P., Meckenstock, R.U., Montgomery, W., Oberlin, E.A., Probst, A.J., Sáenz, J.S., Sattler, T., Schirmack, J., Sephton, M.A., Schloter, M., Uhl, J., Valenzuela, B., Vestergaard, G., Wörmer, L. and Zamorano, P. 2018. Transitory Microbial Habitat in the Hyperarid Atacama Desert. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 115 (11), pp. 2670-2675. doi:10.1073/pnas.1714341115

Fluorescence Characterization of Clinically-Important Bacteria
Dartnell, L.R., Roberts, T.A., Moore, G., Ward, J.M. and Muller, J-P. 2013. Fluorescence Characterization of Clinically-Important Bacteria. PLoS ONE. 8 (e75270). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0075270

Origins: How The Earth Made Us
Dartnell, L.R. 2019. Origins: How The Earth Made Us. Bodley Head.

(Un)welcome Visitors: Why Aliens Might Visit Us
Dartnell, L.R. 2016. (Un)welcome Visitors: Why Aliens Might Visit Us. in: Al-Khalili, J. (ed.) Aliens: Science Asks: Is There Anyone Out There? Profile Books. pp. 25-34

The Astrobiology Primer v2.0
Domagal-Goldman, S.D., Wright, K.E., Adamala, K., de la Rubia Leigh, A., Bond, J., Dartnell, L.R., Goldman, A.D., Lynch, K., Naud, M.-E., Paulino-Lima, I.G., Kelsi, S., Walter-Antonio, M., Abrevaya, X.C., Anderson, R., Arney, G., Atri, D., Azúa-Bustos, A., Bowman, J.S., Brazelton, W.J., Brennecka, G.A., Carns, R., Chopra, A., Colangelo-Lillis, J., Crockett, C.J., DeMarines, J., Frank, E.A., Frantz, C., de la Fuente, E., Galante, D., Glass, J., Gleeson, D., Glein, C.R., Goldblatt, C., Horak, R., Horodyskyj, L., Kaçar, B., Kereszturi, A., Knowles, E., Mayeur, P., McGlynn, S., Miguel, Y., Montgomery, M., Neish, C., Noack, L., Rugheimer, S., Stüeken, E.E., Tamez-Hidalgo, P., Walker, S.I. and Wong, T. 2016. The Astrobiology Primer v2.0. Astrobiology. 16 (8), pp. 561-653. doi:10.1089/ast.2015.1460