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Faint echoes, distant stars : the science and politics of finding life beyond Earth

Author: Ben Bova
Publisher: New York : Perennial, 2005, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Perennial edView all editions and formats
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A history of the search for extraterrestrial life offers insight into how life began on Earth, discusses the possibility of life on other planets, and identifies the political motives that influence scientific research.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Bova
ISBN: 0060750995 9780060750992
OCLC Number: 123115118
Notes: Originally published: New York : Morrow, 2004.
Description: xiii, 335 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Ben Bova.
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A history of the search for extraterrestrial life offers insight into how life began on Earth, discusses the possibility of life on other planets, and identifies the political motives that influence scientific research.

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