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Life in Space

Astrobiology for Everyone

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HARDCOVER

$31.50 • £25.95 • €28.50

ISBN 9780674033214

Publication Date: 03/31/2009

Short

344 pages

6-1/8 x 8-1/2 inches

35 line illustrations

World

  • 1. Caught Up in Life
  • 2. Living Science
  • 3. Defining Life
  • 4. A Well-Behaved Universe
  • 5. Well-Behaved Observers?
  • 6. Life in the Cosmos
  • 7. Life among the Stars
  • 8. The Planetary Phenomenon
  • 9. The Inner Solar System
  • 10. The Outer Solar System
  • 11. Extrasolar Planets
  • 12. Life and Time
  • 13. Making Cells from Scratch
  • 14. Building Biospheres
  • 15. Molecules
  • 16. Metabolism
  • 17. The Tree of Life
  • 18. Exceptions
  • 19. Intelligence
  • 20. The Story of Life
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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