Life S Engines

Author: Paul G. Falkowski
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400865727
Size: 55.52 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: 13.22 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: 75.16 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.

Oxygen

Author: Donald E. Canfield
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400849888
Size: 48.85 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.

What Is Life

Author: Addy Pross
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191650897
Size: 65.45 MB
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This new edition includes an Epilogue describing developments in the concepts of fundamental forms of stability discussed in the book, and their profound implications.

Deep Life

Author: Tullis C. Onstott
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400884241
Size: 10.58 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.

Life S Ratchet

Author: Peter M. Hoffmann
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465022537
Size: 12.14 MB
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A physicist describes how life emerges from the random motion of atoms through sophisticated cellular machinery and describes the long quest to determine the true nature of life from ancient Greece to the study of modern nanotechnology. 20 ...

Revolutions That Made The Earth

Author: Tim Lenton
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199587043
Size: 69.79 MB
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This book describes these revolutions, showing the fundamental interdependence of the evolution of life and its non-living environment.

Microbes From Hell

Author: Patrick Forterre
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022626596X
Size: 53.96 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.

Gravity S Engines

Author: Caleb Scharf
Publisher: Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374709750
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As the astrophysicist Caleb Scharf reveals in Gravity's Engines, these chasms in space-time don't just vacuum up everything that comes near them; they also spit out huge beams and clouds of matter. Black holes blow bubbles.