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Deep time : how humanity communicates across millennia

Author: Gregory Benford
Publisher: New York : Avon, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an analysis of humanity's attempts to make its culture immortal, discussing the growing influence of humans on events hundreds of years into the future, and exploring questions of how and what to communicate to distant descendants.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Benford
ISBN: 0380975378 9780380975372
OCLC Number: 39786880
Description: 225 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Ten thousand years of solitude --
pt. 2. Vaults in vacuum --
pt. 3. Library of life --
pt. 4. Stewards of the earth: the world as message.
Responsibility: Gregory Benford.
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Presents an analysis of humanity's attempts to make its culture immortal, discussing the growing influence of humans on events hundreds of years into the future, and exploring questions of how and what to communicate to distant descendants.

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