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Our cosmic origins : from the big bang to the emergence of life and intelligence

Author: A H Delsemme
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This 1998 book examines the remarkable story of the emergence of life and intelligence through the complex evolutionary history of the Universe.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A H Delsemme
ISBN: 0521794803 9780521794800
OCLC Number: 44184539
Language Note: Translation of: Les origines cosmiques de la vie.
Notes: Originally published: 1998.
Description: 320 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface Christian de Duve; Foreword; 1. Locating man in the universe; 2. The race towards complexity; 3. The stellar alchemy of metals; 4. The formation of the planets; 5. Emergence of life; 6. History of life; 7. Awakening of intelligence; 8. The other worlds; 9. Perspectives; Appendices; Glossary; References; Name index; Subject index.
Other Titles: Origines cosmiques de la vie.
Responsibility: Armand H. Delsemme ; foreword by Christian De Duve.

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'I know of no other book that covers in such detail for a popular audience the grand sweep of cosmic evolution from the Big Bang to homo sapiens. Readers will find here an answer to the age-old Read more...

 
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