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Astrobiology

Books on Astrobiology, a scientific field that studies the origins, evolution, distribution, and future of life in the universe.


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Astrobiology, Comets And the Origin of Life by C. Wickramasinghe
Astrobiology, Comets And the Origin of Life by Chandra Wickramasinghe

Date: 16 Jan 2007, Rating: 5.0

Lectures in Astrobiology: Vol I (Advances in Astrobiology and Biogeophysics)
This book is the first comprehensive textbook at the graduate level encompassing all aspects that are associated with the emerging field of astrobiology.

Date: 16 Jan 2007, Rating: Not rated

The Living Universe: Nasa And the Development of Astrobiology
The Living Universe is a comprehensive, historically nuanced study of the formation of the new scientific discipline of exobiology and its transformation into astrobiology.

Date: 16 Jan 2007, Rating: 3.0

The Life and Death of Planet Earth: How the New Science of Astrobiology Charts the Ultimate Fate of Our World
Science has worked hard to piece together the story of the evolution of our world up to this point, but only recently have we developed the understanding and the tools to describe the entire life cycle of our planet.

Date: 6 Dec 2006, Rating: Not rated

Between Necessity and Probability: Searching for the Definition and Origin of Life (Advances in Astrobiology and Biogeophysics)
This study investigates the major theories of the origins of life in the light of modern research with the aim of distinguishing between the necessary and the optional and between deterministic and random influences in the emergence of what we call ‘lif

Date: 6 Dec 2006, Rating: Not rated

Life as We Know It (Cellular Origin, Life in Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology)
Life as We Know It (Cellular Origin, Life in Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology) by J. Seckbach

Date: 6 Dec 2006, Rating: Not rated

An Introduction to Astrobiology by I. Gilmour & M.A. Sephton
Compiled by a team of experts, this textbook has been designed for elementary university courses in astrobiology.

Date: 6 Dec 2006, Rating: Not rated

Rare Earth: Why Complex Life is Uncommon in the Universe by P. Ward & D. Brownlee
The authors provide a compelling argument, a splendid introduction to the emerging field of astrobiology, and a lively discussion of the remarkable findings that are currently being generated.

Date: 27 Oct 2006, Rating: Not rated

Astrobiology: A Brief Introduction by K.W. Plaxco & M. Gross
Emphasizing the biochemical nature of astrobiology, Plaxco and Gross examine the origin of the chemical elements, the events behind the developments that made the Universe habitable, and the ongoing sustenance of life.

Date: 27 Oct 2006, Rating: Not rated

Astrobiology: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach by J. Lunine
Excerpt from customer reviews: Best astrobiology textbook on the market now...

Date: 26 Oct 2006, Rating: 5.0