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The Resource Five billion years of solitude : the search for life among the stars, Lee Billings

Five billion years of solitude : the search for life among the stars, Lee Billings

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Five billion years of solitude : the search for life among the stars
Title
Five billion years of solitude
Title remainder
the search for life among the stars
Statement of responsibility
Lee Billings
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An intimate history of Earth and the quest for life beyond the solar system traces the discoveries of thousands of "exoplanets" throughout the past two years, including some with Earth-like characteristics that could possibly support life
Cataloging source
PSt/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Billings, Lee
Dewey number
576.8/39
Index
index present
LC call number
QB54
LC item number
.B54 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Life on other planets
  • Extrasolar planets
  • Extrasolar planets
  • Life on other planets
Label
Five billion years of solitude : the search for life among the stars, Lee Billings
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-279) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Looking for longevity -- Drake's orchids -- A fractured empire -- The worth of a world -- After the gold rush -- The big picture -- Out of equilibrium -- Aberrations of the light -- The order of the null -- Into the barren lands
Control code
ocn837144843
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 294 pages
Isbn
9781617230066
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013017672
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)837144843
  • (Sirsi) a1742111
Label
Five billion years of solitude : the search for life among the stars, Lee Billings
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-279) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Looking for longevity -- Drake's orchids -- A fractured empire -- The worth of a world -- After the gold rush -- The big picture -- Out of equilibrium -- Aberrations of the light -- The order of the null -- Into the barren lands
Control code
ocn837144843
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 294 pages
Isbn
9781617230066
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013017672
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)837144843
  • (Sirsi) a1742111

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