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Light of the stars : alien worlds and the fate of the Earth

Author: Adam Frank
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2019. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Norton paperbackView all editions and formats
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Astrophysicist and NPR commentator Adam Frank reveals what the latest research on alien civilisations may tell us about our own.

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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Frank
ISBN: 0393357066 9780393357066
OCLC Number: 1054000668
Awards: Winner of Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science 2019
Description: vii, 262 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: The project and the planet --
The alien equation --
What the robot ambassadors say --
The masks of Earth --
Worlds beyond measure --
The final factor --
The awakened worlds.
Responsibility: Adam Frank.

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"Pleasingly, the findings here are more hopeful and proactive than has been the case elsewhere, encouraging us to take charge and create a better future. As far as messages go, it's not a bad one." Read more...

 
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