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A Walk Through Time: From Stardust to Us: The Evolution of Life on Earth
A Walk Through Time: From Stardust to Us: The Evolution of Life on Earth
by Sidney Liebes
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Imagine a walk where every step forward transports you a few million years in time. Just such a mind-expanding premise inspired this landmark book, developed from the acclaimed "Walk Through Time" exhibit on tour around the world. Here, in one lavish... (read more)

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The Feathered Onion: Creation of Life in the Universe
The Feathered Onion: Creation of Life in the Universe
by Clive Trotman
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If the current timeframes for the formation of the Earth and the time life on Earth began are accurate, what they reveal is altogether startling: the latest timeframes suggest both occurred almost simultaneously. The Feathered Onion examines the... (read more)

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Snowball Earth: The Story of a Maverick Scientist and His Theory of the Global Catastrophe That Spawned Life as We Know It
Snowball Earth: The Story of a Maverick Scientist and His Theory of the Global Catastrophe That Spawned Life as We Know It
by Gabrielle Walker
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Did the Earth once undergo a super ice age, one that froze the entire planet from the poles to the equator? In Snowball Earth, gifted writer Gabrielle Walker has crafted an intriguing global adventure story, following maverick scientist Paul Hoffman?s... (read more)

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The Origins of Life: From the Birth of Life to the Origin of Language
The Origins of Life: From the Birth of Life to the Origin of Language
by John M Smith
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When John Maynard Smith and Eörs Szathmáry published The Major Transitions in Evolution, it was seen as a major work in biology. Nature hailed it as a book of "grand and daunting sweep...A splendid and rewarding tour de force." And New Scientist wrote... (read more)

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Origins of Life
Origins of Life
by Freeman Dyson
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This general book starts by surveying theories and experiments concerned with the origin of life; it then gives a sketch of new ideas and experiments by which the gaps in our understanding may be filled. The principal new idea is that a search for... (read more)

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Life in the Universe: Scientific American, a Special Issue
Life in the Universe: Scientific American, a Special Issue
by Scientific American
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Provides an account of the work of some 35 American female playwrights in roughly chronological order. In each case, the historical and social background of the period is discussed as well as the popular and critical value of each author's plays... (read more)

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The Spark of Life: Darwin and the Primeval Soup
The Spark of Life: Darwin and the Primeval Soup
by Christopher Wills
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"A highly readable survey of the historical prelude to the study of the origins of life, as well as selected areas of current research, including the search for extraterrestrial life."-NatureWhere did we come from? Did life arise on earth or on some... (read more)

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The Molecular Origins of Life: Assembling Pieces of the Puzzle
The Molecular Origins of Life: Assembling Pieces of the Puzzle
by Andre Brack
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Twenty-three top experts review recent discoveries in astronomy, paleontology, biology and chemistry, and use this knowledge to help us to understand the likely origin of life on Earth.... (read more)

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Seven Clues to the Origin of Life: A Scientific Detective Story
Seven Clues to the Origin of Life: A Scientific Detective Story
by Alexan Cairns Smith
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'This amusing, lively book explains in language comprehensible to the layman, the author\'s somewhat controversial views about the possible origin of life.'... (read more)

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Life Explained
Life Explained
by Michel Morange
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Fifty years ago Francis Crick and James D. Watson proposed the double helix model for the DNA molecule. They believed they had, as Crick put it, discovered the “secret of life,” and many agreed. But in the intervening years, science has... (read more)

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Seven clues to the origin of life :a scientific detective story
Seven clues to the origin of life :a scientific detective story
by A G Cairns Smith
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'This concise readable book explains, in language understandable to a wide audience, the author\'s somewhat controversial views about the possible origin of life. His major statement on the subject, \'Genetic Takeover\' (published by the Press in 1982... (read more)

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Origins of Existence: How Life Emerged in the Universe
Origins of Existence: How Life Emerged in the Universe
by Fred Adams
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In Origins of Existence astrophysicist Fred Adams takes a radically different approach from the long tradition of biologists and spiritual leaders who have tried to explain how the universe supports the development of life. He argues that life followed... (read more)

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The big splash :a scientific discovery that revolutionizes the way we view the origin of life, the water we drink, the death of the dinosaurs, the creation of the oceans, the nature of the cosmos, and
The big splash :a scientific discovery that revolutionizes the way we view the origin of life, the water we drink, the death of the dinosaurs, the creation of the oceans, the nature of the cosmos, and
by Louis A Frank
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-248) and index.... (read more)

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Darwin's universe :origins and crises in the history of life
Darwin's universe :origins and crises in the history of life
by Charles Pellegrino
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Thus Life Began
Thus Life Began
by Allan Broms
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Origin of Life: A Warm Little Pond
Origin of Life: A Warm Little Pond
by Clair Folsome
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Life in Darwin's Universe: Evolution and the Cosmos
Life in Darwin's Universe: Evolution and the Cosmos
by Gene Bylinsky
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Dawn of Life
Dawn of Life
by J H Rush
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Darwin's Universe: Origins & Crises in the History of Life
Darwin's Universe: Origins & Crises in the History of Life
by Charles Pellegrino
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In Initio
In Initio
by Henry Powell
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