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Planets and Life

The Emerging Science of Astrobiology

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Edited by Woodruff T. Sullivan, III, University of Washington, John Baross, University of Washington

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Astrobiology involves the study of the origin and history of life on Earth, planets and moons where life may have arisen, and the search for extraterrestrial life. It combines the sciences of biology, chemistry, palaeontology, geology, planetary physics and astronomy. This textbook brings together world experts in each of these disciplines to provide the most comprehensive coverage of the field currently available. Topics cover the origin and evolution of life on Earth, the geological, physical and chemical conditions in which…

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  • Compiled by world experts in their disciplines to create a truly comprehensive book
  • Accessible to students from a wide range of backgrounds
  • A welcome addition to this rapidly-growing field

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