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The Resource The life of super-earths : how the hunt for alien worlds and artificial cells will revolutionize life on our planet, Dimitar Sasselov

The life of super-earths : how the hunt for alien worlds and artificial cells will revolutionize life on our planet, Dimitar Sasselov

Label
The life of super-earths : how the hunt for alien worlds and artificial cells will revolutionize life on our planet
Title
The life of super-earths
Title remainder
how the hunt for alien worlds and artificial cells will revolutionize life on our planet
Statement of responsibility
Dimitar Sasselov
Title variation
How the hunt for alien worlds and artificial cells will revolutionize life on our planet
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
sa
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sasselov, Dimitar D
Dewey number
523
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
Index
index present
LC call number
QH326
LC item number
.S27 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Exobiology
  • Synthetic biology
  • Extrasolar planets
  • Life
  • Life on other planets
  • Astrophysics
Target audience
adult
Label
The life of super-earths : how the hunt for alien worlds and artificial cells will revolutionize life on our planet, Dimitar Sasselov
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : The mystery of life -- Extrasolar planets at last -- The world of planets -- Completing the Copernican revolution -- Chasing transits -- Super-Earth : a new type of planet -- Super-Earths : the hardest rocks in the universe -- The scale of life -- Origins of life : why planets? -- Life as a planetary phenomenon -- Places we could call home -- The passage of time : the universe is young, life is younger -- The future of life
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvi, 202 p.
Isbn
9780465021932
Lccn
2011036888
Other control number
9780465021932
Other physical details
ill., charts
System control number
  • sky242861315
  • (OCoLC)657595620
  • 824779
Label
The life of super-earths : how the hunt for alien worlds and artificial cells will revolutionize life on our planet, Dimitar Sasselov
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : The mystery of life -- Extrasolar planets at last -- The world of planets -- Completing the Copernican revolution -- Chasing transits -- Super-Earth : a new type of planet -- Super-Earths : the hardest rocks in the universe -- The scale of life -- Origins of life : why planets? -- Life as a planetary phenomenon -- Places we could call home -- The passage of time : the universe is young, life is younger -- The future of life
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvi, 202 p.
Isbn
9780465021932
Lccn
2011036888
Other control number
9780465021932
Other physical details
ill., charts
System control number
  • sky242861315
  • (OCoLC)657595620
  • 824779

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