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Hidden Worlds and the Quest for Extraterrestrial Life

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$24.95 • £19.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9780674976900

Publication Date: 09/10/2018

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272 pages

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

16 illus., 2 tables

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Donald Goldsmith is an astronomer and President of Interstellar Media. He is the author of Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution (with Neil deGrasse Tyson) and The Runaway Universe, and has received the American Institute of Physics Science Communication Award and the Annenberg lifetime award for astronomy popularization from the American Astronomical Society.

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