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The universe within : discovering the common history of rocks, planets, and people

Author: Neil Shubin
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Shubin shows how the entirety of the universe's fourteen-billion-year history can be seen in our bodies as he moves from our very molecular composition (a result of stellar events at the origin of our solar system) through the workings of our eyes.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Shubin, Neil.
Universe within.
New York : Pantheon Books, ©2013
(DLC) 2012007541
(OCoLC)783520721
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Shubin
ISBN: 9780307907868 0307907864 9780307378439 0307378438 9781299045088 1299045081
OCLC Number: 824567641
Description: 1 online resource (x, 225 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Rocking our world --
Blasts from the past --
Lucky stars --
About time --
The ascent of big --
Connecting the dots --
Kings of the hill --
Fevers and chills --
Cold facts --
Mothers of invention.
Responsibility: Neil Shubin.

Abstract:

Shubin shows how the entirety of the universe's fourteen-billion-year history can be seen in our bodies as he moves from our very molecular composition (a result of stellar events at the origin of our solar system) through the workings of our eyes.

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