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Five Billion Years of Solitude

The Search for Life Among the Stars

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A definitive guide toastronomys hottest field.The EconomistSince its formation nearly five billion yearsago, our planet has been the sole living worldin a vast and silent universe. But over the pasttwo decades, astronomers have discoveredthousands of exoplanets, including some thatcould be similar to our own world, and thepace of discovery is accelerating.In a fascinating account of this unfoldingrevolution, Lee Billings draws on interviewswith the worlds top experts in the search forlife beyond earth. He reveals how the searchfor exoplanets is not only a scientific challenge,but also a reflection of our cultures timelesshopes, dreams, and fears.


Titel: Five Billion Years of Solitude
Autoren/Herausgeber: Lee Billings

ISBN/EAN: 9780698137684

Seitenzahl: 304
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch - Newsletter
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