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Rare Earth: Why Complex Life is Uncommon in the Universe
Rare Earth: Why Complex Life is Uncommon in the Universe
by Peter Ward and Donald Brownlee
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What determines whether complex life will arise on a planet? How frequent is life in the Universe? In this exciting new book, distinguished paleontologist Peter D. Ward and noted astronomer Donald Brownlee team up to give us a fascinating synthesis... (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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Aquagenesis: The Origin and Evolution of Life in the Sea
Aquagenesis: The Origin and Evolution of Life in the Sea
by Richard Ellis
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Life on earth began in the sea, and Richard Ellis traces it from the first microbes and fish to jawless, finless creatures that evolved into the 26,000 species alive today including sharks, whales, penguins, dolphins?and humans. Along the way he raises... (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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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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Aquagenesis: The Origin and Evolution of Life in the Sea
Aquagenesis: The Origin and Evolution of Life in the Sea
by Richard Ellis
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-292) and index.... (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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Life in the Universe: A Beginner's Guide
Life in the Universe: A Beginner's Guide
by Lewis Dartnell
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The study of life and its existence in the universe, known as Astrobiology, is now one of the hottest areas of both popular science and serious academic research, fusing biology, chemistry, astrophysics, and geology. In this masterful introduction... (read more)

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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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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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The Cambridge Dictionary of Human Biology and Evolution
The Cambridge Dictionary of Human Biology and Evolution
by Larry L Mai
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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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Life Explained (Odile Jacob Books)
Life Explained (Odile Jacob Books)
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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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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Aquagenesis the Origin & Evolution Of
Aquagenesis the Origin & Evolution Of
by Richard Ellis
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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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