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The science of aliens

Author: Clifford A Pickover
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
"What would aliens look like? An intelligent octopus-like creature is certainly plausible. What about odd numbers of limbs - a three-legged alien with three arms and three eyes? Could there be an entire planet of immobile, silicon-based "trees" that communicate with each other via electrical signals? The Science of Aliens gets weirder still. Could a giant interstellar cloud be "alive" and intelligent? Could  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pickover, Clifford A.
Science of aliens.
New York : Basic Books, ©1998
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clifford A Pickover
ISBN: 046507314X 9780465073146
OCLC Number: 40358277
Description: xvi, 222 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. What Aliens Look Like --
2. Alien Senses --
3. Life at the Edge --
4. Weirder Worlds --
5. Origin of Alien Life --
6. Alien Sex --
7. Communication --
8. Alien Travel --
9. Alien Abduction --
10. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Clifford Pickover.
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If we were to meet actual aliens from outer space, what would they look like? Noted author Clifford Pickover speculates on their appearance, biology, language, even their sex lives.  Read more...


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