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First contact scientific breakthroughs in the hunt for life beyond Earth by Marc Kaufman

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Extrasolarer Planet,
  • Au©erirdisches Leben,
  • Habitable planets,
  • Life on other planets

Book details:

About the Edition

Kaufman details the incredible true story of science"s search for the beginnings of life on Earth and the probability that it exists elsewhere in the universe.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-206) and index.

StatementMarc Kaufman
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB54 .K38 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 213 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25782125M
ISBN 101439109001, 1439130302, 143910901X
ISBN 109781439109007, 9781439130308, 9781439109014
LC Control Number2010044630
OCLC/WorldCa646112896

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