Life S Engines

Author: Paul G. Falkowski
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400865727
Size: 47.45 MB
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Life's Engines takes readers deep into the microscopic world to explore how these marvelous creatures made life on Earth possible—and how human life today would cease to exist without them.

How To Find A Habitable Planet

Author: James Kasting
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691138052
Size: 65.14 MB
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"--Sara Seager, Massachusetts Institute of Technology "I very much enjoyed reading this book. Kasting writes clearly and explains the issues in an easy-to-follow manner. I learned several new things from this book.

A New History Of Life

Author: Peter Ward
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1408842807
Size: 24.12 MB
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In this revolutionary book, leading scientists Peter Ward and Joe Kirschvink rewrite the principal account of the history of life on Earth.

What Is Life

Author: Addy Pross
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198784791
Size: 34.71 MB
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Strikingly, he demonstrates that Darwinian evolution is the biological expression of a deeper and more fundamental chemical principle: the whole story from replicating molecules to complex life is one continuous coherent chemical process ...

Deep Life

Author: Tullis C. Onstott
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400884241
Size: 31.40 MB
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This unforgettable book takes you to the absolute limits of life—the biotic fringe—where today’s scientists hope to discover the very origins of life itself.

Oxygen

Author: Donald E. Canfield
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400849888
Size: 65.45 MB
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Showing how Earth’s atmosphere developed over time, Oxygen takes readers on a remarkable journey through the history of the oxygenation of our planet. Some images inside the book are unavailable due to digital copyright restrictions.

Microbes From Hell

Author: Patrick Forterre
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022626596X
Size: 73.47 MB
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In Microbes from Hell, one of the world’s leading experts on archaea and hyperthermophiles, or organisms that have evolved to flourish in extreme temperatures, offers a colorful, engaging account of this taxonomic upheaval.

Evolution Of Primary Producers In The Sea

Author: Paul Falkowski
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780080550510
Size: 57.13 MB
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The first of its kind, this book provides thorough coverage of key topics, with contributions by leading experts in biophysics, evolutionary biology, micropaleontology, marine ecology, and biogeochemistry.

The Planet Remade

Author: Oliver Morton
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400874459
Size: 39.94 MB
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These are the technologies of geoengineering—and as Oliver Morton argues in this visionary book, it would be as irresponsible to ignore them as it would be foolish to see them as a simple solution to the problem.