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Cosmic Company The Search for Life in the Universe

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ISBN-10: 0521822335

ISBN-13: 9780521822336

Edition: 2003

Authors: Seth Shostak, Alexandra Barnett

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Presenting a comprehensive overview of the science behind the search for extraterrestrial life, this accessible book focuses on current and future space missions and research, and considers the potential implications for humankind should intelligent life be found elsewhere in the universe.
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Book details

List price: $84.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/30/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 168
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Seth Shostak is the senior astronomer at the SETI Institute in California, a research organisation that runs the world's most sensitive search for extraterrestrial intelligence. He is a frequent commentator on rado and television, appearing on Nightline, The O'Reilly Factor, CNN, National Geographic television, and the Learning Channel among others.

Introduction
Habitats for life
What might the aliens be like
Intelligent life
Visitors from afar
How might we get in touch?
The Drake Equation
The future