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Bioenergetics and stellar luminosities

  • C Sivaram (a1), K Arun (a2) and O V Kiren (a3)
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We draw attention to a curious coincidence wherein the most (steadily emitting) luminous objects in the Universe from stellar X-ray sources to ultra-luminous quasars and Ultra Luminous Infrared Galaxies, steadily emit a power per unit mass, which is just the same value as the maximal metabolic rate in (warm-blooded) bio-organisms.

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Author for correspondence: Kenath Arun, E-mail: kenath.arun@cjc.christcollege.edu
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International Journal of Astrobiology
  • ISSN: 1473-5504
  • EISSN: 1475-3006
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