9780738208817

Alien Life The Search For Extraterrestrials And Beyond

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  • ISBN13:

    9780738208817

  • ISBN10:

    0738208817

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-06-27
  • Publisher: BASIC BOOKS
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Summary

"Parker has done an outstanding job of pulling together the current scientific understanding of life on Earth and the possibilities of life elsewhere."--Christopher P. McKay, Research Scientist, NASA Ames Research Center

Author Biography

Barry Parker, Ph.D, is an award-winning science writer and the author of eleven highly acclaimed books in popular science, including Alien Life, Cosmic Time Travel, Einstein's Dream, and Einstein's Brainchild.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Introductionp. 1
The Architecture of Lifep. 9
The Development of Life on Earthp. 25
Alien Lifep. 43
Mars as an Abode for Lifep. 59
Meteorite from Marsp. 87
Mars: the Futurep. 103
Other Life in the Solar Systemp. 119
Life on Planets beyond the Solar Systemp. 139
Seti: Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligencep. 163
Are We Alone?p. 185
The Future: Starflightp. 199
Have We Been Visited? Ufos and Ancient Astronautsp. 217
Epiloguep. 235
Glossaryp. 237
Bibliographyp. 243
Indexp. 249
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