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Life beyond earth

Author: Timothy Ferris
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Drawn from Ferris's critically acclaimed, two-hour PBS documentary, the book covers broad swaths of time and space, from the South Pacific explorations of Charles Darwin and Captain James Cook to the latest space-probe searches for life and organic matter on Mars, Europa, and Titan."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Ferris
ISBN: 0684849372 9780684849379
OCLC Number: 43859541
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 222 pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm
Contents: I. Are We Alone? 17 --
II. Is Anybody Listening? 123.
Responsibility: Timothy Ferris.
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This work celebrates the search for life on other worlds. The book juxtaposes Hubble Space Telescope photographs with cover art from pulp science fiction books and hand-drawn maps of Mars's canals by  Read more...

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"The Washington Post"Ferris...is a compassionate and clever guide....If there are more great discoveries to be made, Ferris would be someone you'd want around to explain them.

 
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