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The story of Earth : the first 4.5 billion years, from stardust to living planet

Author: Robert M Hazen; Walter Dixon
Publisher: Rego Park : Gildan Media Corp., 2012.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Earth evolves. From first atom to molecule, mineral to magma, granite crust to single cell to verdant living landscape, ours is a planet constantly in flux. In this radical new approach to Earth's biography, senior Carnegie Institution researcher and national bestselling author Robert M. Hazen reveals how the co-evolution of the geosphere and biosphere--of rocks and living matter--has shaped our planet into the only  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Robert M Hazen; Walter Dixon
ISBN: 9781469000923 146900092X
OCLC Number: 809920177
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 9:56:05.
Performer(s): Read by Walter Dixon.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 142798 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Robert M. Hazen.

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Earth evolves. From first atom to molecule, mineral to magma, granite crust to single cell to verdant living landscape, ours is a planet constantly in flux. In this radical new approach to Earth's biography, senior Carnegie Institution researcher and national bestselling author Robert M. Hazen reveals how the co-evolution of the geosphere and biosphere--of rocks and living matter--has shaped our planet into the only one of its kind in the Solar System, if not the entire cosmos ...

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