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Our place in the cosmos : the unfinished revolution

Author: Fred Hoyle; Chandra Wickramasinghe
Publisher: London : J.M. Dent, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book the authors attack the Earth-centric view that life originated in some virus-like form and simply evolved by natural selection. They show that it is overwhelmingly likely that life  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Hoyle; Chandra Wickramasinghe
ISBN: 0460860844 9780460860840
OCLC Number: 30817228
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 190 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: On the tendency of human societies to depart indefinitely from the objective truth --
Copernican revolution begins --
From urine to organic soup --
Organic material everywhere --
Unearthly properties of plants and animals --
Beginnings of panspermia --
Unearthly properties of microorganisms --
Entry of microorganisms into the earth's atmosphere --
Consistency checks on the theory --
Pathogenic test --
Decisive tests --
How much of evolution has really happened --
Subroutine problem --
Summary of considerations necessary for understanding the origin and evolution of life --
Attempted synthesis.
Responsibility: Fred Hoyle and Chandra Wickramasinghe.
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