The Resource Life as we do not know it : the NASA search for (and synthesis of) alien life, Peter D. Ward

Life as we do not know it : the NASA search for (and synthesis of) alien life, Peter D. Ward

Label
Life as we do not know it : the NASA search for (and synthesis of) alien life
Title
Life as we do not know it
Title remainder
the NASA search for (and synthesis of) alien life
Statement of responsibility
Peter D. Ward
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ward, Peter D.
Dewey number
576.8/39
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB54
LC item number
.W335 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Life on other planets
  • Life
Label
Life as we do not know it : the NASA search for (and synthesis of) alien life, Peter D. Ward
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-278) and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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rdacontent
Contents
What is life? -- What is earth life? -- Life as we do not know it -- A recipe book of life -- The artificial synthesis of life -- Are there aliens already on earth? -- Panspermia: why there may be aliens throughout the solar system -- Mercury and Venus -- Fossils on the moon -- Mars -- Europa -- Titan -- Implications, ethics, and dangers -- A manifesto: send paleontologists to Mars and biochemists to Titan -- A forest of life?
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvii, 292 pages
Isbn
9780670034581
Lccn
2005056299
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm61757182
Label
Life as we do not know it : the NASA search for (and synthesis of) alien life, Peter D. Ward
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-278) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is life? -- What is earth life? -- Life as we do not know it -- A recipe book of life -- The artificial synthesis of life -- Are there aliens already on earth? -- Panspermia: why there may be aliens throughout the solar system -- Mercury and Venus -- Fossils on the moon -- Mars -- Europa -- Titan -- Implications, ethics, and dangers -- A manifesto: send paleontologists to Mars and biochemists to Titan -- A forest of life?
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvii, 292 pages
Isbn
9780670034581
Lccn
2005056299
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm61757182

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