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Captured by aliens : the search for life and truth in a very large universe

Author: Joel Achenbach
Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Puts the ET debate into the context of the space program, discoveries in astronomy, and the hunger for meaning and spiritual nourishment in an era when science often doesn't provide the answers that people desire". -- Jacket.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Achenbach, Joel.
Captured by aliens.
New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, ©1999
(OCoLC)653457982
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Achenbach
ISBN: 0684848562 9780684848563
OCLC Number: 41606346
Description: 415 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part one: Adventures in the unknown. Chapter 1. Dialing up Andromeda. Chapter 2. The Goldin Age. Chapter 3. The biggest unknown. Chapter 4. Aliens in the archives. Chapter 5. The gatekeeper. Chapter 6. Space Age blues. Chapter 7. The Mars effect. Chapter 8. Course correction. Chapter 9. The naysayers. Chapter 10. The Savior. Chapter 11. The pillars of creation. Chapter 12. The worm. Chapter 13. Star trekking. Chapter 14. To infinity and beyond. --
Part two: Visitors. Chapter 15. A different vibration. Chapter 16. Sagan is appalled. Chapter 17. THe anomaly problem. Chapter 18. The outer limits. Chapter 19. Hypnotized. Chapter 20. Heaven's gate. Chapter 21. Roswell crashes. Chapter 22. The hole in the story. --
Part three: Onward and inward. Chapter 23. Henry reports the news. Chapter 24. Forward thinking. Chapter 25. On to Mars. Chapter 26. At the flatirons. Chapter 27. The face. Chapter 28. Silence in Green Bank. Chapter 29. The mystery constraint. Chapter 30. The rules of life. Chapter 31. The brain of an alien. Chapter 32. Death from above. Chapter 33. Goldin sees God. Chapter 34. Strange futures. Chapter 35. There must be more. Chapter 36. Personal journeys
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"Puts the ET debate into the context of the space program, discoveries in astronomy, and the hunger for meaning and spiritual nourishment in an era when science often doesn't provide the answers that people desire". -- Jacket.

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