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The search for aliens : a rough guide to life on other worlds

Author: Piers Bizony
Publisher: London : Rough Guides, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A guide to the most exciting field of modern science: the search for extraterrestrial life. It identifies, locates, and describes the research projects; everything from radio dishes searching for intelligent alien signals to deep oceanic research, seeking links between terrestrial organisms and the broader cosmos.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Piers Bizony
ISBN: 9781405383240 1405383240
OCLC Number: 768385257
Description: ix, 260 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: A plurality of worlds --
Aliens of the imagination --
The origins of life --
The hunt for life on Mars --
Mars reawakens --
If not Mars, where? --
The cosmic haystack --
Listening for a signal --
The planet hunters --
Intelligent civilizations --
The long road to the stars --
Kidnapped by aliens --
The bigger picture.
Responsibility: by Piers Bizony.

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