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The science of-- aliens

Author: Jack Challoner; Science Museum (Great Britain)
Publisher: Munich ; London ; New York : Prestel, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Are we alone? The idea of life existing elsewhere in the Universe has been put forward by philosophers since the time of Ancient Egypt. Today, through science fiction literature, films and television we have all had close encounters with aliens. Now The Science of Aliens examines the possibilities of alien life in outer space as well as presenting a close-up look at 'aliens' on earth. Based on an international  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Challoner; Science Museum (Great Britain)
ISBN: 3791334859 9783791334851
OCLC Number: 63697035
Notes: "Published in conjunction with the exhibition The science of aliens, held at the Science Museum, London, starting on 14 October 2005"--Title page verso.
Science Museum's logo on t.p. and cover.
"Features the science ... in the ... Channel 4 series Alien worlds"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: 127 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Other Titles: Aliens
Alien worlds (Television program)
Responsibility: Jack Challoner.

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"Are we alone? The idea of life existing elsewhere in the Universe has been put forward by philosophers since the time of Ancient Egypt. Today, through science fiction literature, films and television we have all had close encounters with aliens. Now The Science of Aliens examines the possibilities of alien life in outer space as well as presenting a close-up look at 'aliens' on earth. Based on an international interactive exhibition. The Science of Aliens is a combination of imagination and ground-breaking science in the quest for extraterrestrial life."--Jacket.

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