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Rare earth : why complex life is uncommon in the universe

Author: Peter Douglas Ward; Donald Brownlee
Publisher: New York : Copernicus, 2004.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ward, Peter Douglas, 1949-
Rare earth.
New York : Copernicus, 2004
(DLC) 2003043437
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Douglas Ward; Donald Brownlee
ISBN: 0387218483 9780387218489
OCLC Number: 424376607
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 15 mai 2008).
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover --
Table of Contents --
Preface to the Paperback Edition --
Preface to the First Edition --
Introduction: The Astrobiology Revolution and the Rare Earth Hypothesis --
Dead Zones of the Universe --
Rare Earth Factors --
Chapter 1 Why Life Might Be Widespread in the Universe --
Chapter 2 Habitable Zones of the Universe --
Chapter 3 Building a Habitable Earth --
Chapter 4 Life's First Appearance on Earth --
Chapter 5 How to Build Animals --
Chapter 6 Snowball Earth --
Chapter 7 The Enigma of the Cambrian Explosion --
Chapter 8 Mass Extinctions and the Rare Earth Hypothesis --
Chapter 9 The Surprising Importance of Plate Tectonics --
Chapter 10 The Moon, Jupiter, and Life on Earth --
Chapter 11 Testing the Rare Earth Hypotheses --
Chapter 12 Assessing the Odds --
Chapter 13 Messengers from the Stars --
References --
Index.
Responsibility: Peter D. Ward, Donald Brownlee.

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