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Life on the edge : amazing creatures thriving in extreme environments

Author: Michael Gross
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Perseus Publishing, 2001, [1998]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Examines life forms that live in extreme environments that scientists had previously thought were uninhabitable, including the antarctic ice, hot springs, and on Mars.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Gross
ISBN: 0306457865 9780306457869 9780738204451 0738204455
OCLC Number: 964623229
Description: xiii, 210 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Exzentriker des Lebens.
Responsibility: Michael Gross.

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A new and revealing examination of life on Earth-from the perspective of its hardiest inhabitants.  Read more...

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"A fascinating introduction to the subject [of life in extreme environments]. Challenging in parts--but well worth the effort." New Scientist

 
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