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Beyond UFOs The Search for Extraterrestrial Life and Its Astonishing Implications for Our Future

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ISBN-10: 0691149887

ISBN-13: 9780691149882

Edition: 2011 (Revised)

Authors: Jeffrey Bennett

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The quest for extraterrestrial life doesn't happen only in science fiction. This book describes the startling discoveries being made in the very real science of astrobiology, an intriguing new field that blends astronomy, biology, and geology to explore the possibility of life on other planets. Jeffrey Bennett takes readers beyond UFOs to discuss some of the tantalizing questions astrobiologists grapple with every day: What is life and how does it begin? What makes a planet or moon habitable? Is there life on Mars or elsewhere in the solar system? How can life be recognized on distant worlds? Is it likely to be microbial, more biologically complex--or even intelligent? What would such a…    
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 7/5/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 6.26" wide x 9.84" long x 0.56" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English