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The Resource Are we being watched? : the search for life in the cosmos, Paul Murdin

Are we being watched? : the search for life in the cosmos, Paul Murdin

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Are we being watched? : the search for life in the cosmos
Title
Are we being watched?
Title remainder
the search for life in the cosmos
Statement of responsibility
Paul Murdin
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Murdin invites readers to join him in exploring an extraordinary array of evidence on how life developed on Earth, and how it could have developed on other planets. He examines who forms it might take, and how likely we are to be able to communicate with aliens if we do make contact
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Murdin, Paul
Dewey number
520
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB54
LC item number
.M863 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Life on other planets
  • Cosmology
  • Astronomy
Label
Are we being watched? : the search for life in the cosmos, Paul Murdin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 218) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: In search of new lands and peoples -- The century of astrobiology -- Other worlds -- In search of alien intelligence -- Life in the Solar System -- The Earth, life's home -- Life gets going -- The spark of life's beginning -- Evolution of a planet -- The evolution of life -- The Sun: source of vital- or death-dealing- energy -- Life and the climate -- Considering disasters -- Mars: dead or alive? -- Ice world: Europa -- Glimpses of the Old Earth: Enceladus and Titan -- Are we lonely, or really alone?
Control code
ocn813933708
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
224 pages ;
Isbn
9780500516713
Lccn
2012944891
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)813933708
  • (Sirsi) a1637034
Label
Are we being watched? : the search for life in the cosmos, Paul Murdin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 218) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: In search of new lands and peoples -- The century of astrobiology -- Other worlds -- In search of alien intelligence -- Life in the Solar System -- The Earth, life's home -- Life gets going -- The spark of life's beginning -- Evolution of a planet -- The evolution of life -- The Sun: source of vital- or death-dealing- energy -- Life and the climate -- Considering disasters -- Mars: dead or alive? -- Ice world: Europa -- Glimpses of the Old Earth: Enceladus and Titan -- Are we lonely, or really alone?
Control code
ocn813933708
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
224 pages ;
Isbn
9780500516713
Lccn
2012944891
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)813933708
  • (Sirsi) a1637034

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