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Taxi from Another Planet

Conversations with Drivers about Life in the Universe

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$26.95 • £23.95 • €24.95

ISBN 9780674271838

Publication Date: 08/30/2022

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304 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

18 photos

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  • Preface
  • 1. Are There Alien Taxi Drivers?
  • 2. Would Alien Contact Change Us All?
  • 3. Should I Be Worried about a Martian Invasion?
  • 4. Should We Solve Problems on Earth before Exploring Space?
  • 5. Will I Go on a Trip to Mars?
  • 6. Is There Still Glory in Exploration?
  • 7. Is Mars Our Planet B?
  • 8. Do Ghosts Exist?
  • 9. Are We Exhibits in an Alien Zoo?
  • 10. Will We Understand the Aliens?
  • 11. Might the Universe Be Devoid of Aliens?
  • 12. Is Mars an Awful Place to Live?
  • 13. Will Space Be Full of Tyrannies or Free Societies?
  • 14. Do Microbes Deserve Our Protection?
  • 15. How Did Life Begin?
  • 16. Why Do We Need Oxygen to Breathe?
  • 17. What Is the Meaning of Life?
  • 18. Are We Exceptional?
  • Further Reading
  • Acknowledgments
  • Image Credits
  • Index

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