Five Billion Years of Solitude

The Search for Life Among the Stars
Product Number: EB00391153
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780698137684
Publisher: Current
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"A definitive guide to astronomy's hottest field." -The Economist Since its formation nearly five billion years ago, our planet has been the sole living world in a vast and silent universe. But over the past two decades, astronomers have discovered thousands of "exoplanets," including some that could be similar to our own world, and the pace of discovery is accelerating. In a fascinating account of this unfolding revolution, Lee Billings draws on interviews with the world's top experts in the search for life beyond earth. He reveals how the search for exoplanets is not only a scientific challenge, but also a reflection of our culture's timeless hopes, dreams, and fears.

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Author(s): Lee Billings
Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Oct 03, 2013

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Author(s): Lee Billings
Narrator(s): Lee Billings
Genre: Science
Product Number DD9754
Released: Oct 03, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781452615486
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Author(s): Lee Billings
Narrator(s): Lee Billings
Genre: Science
Product Number Z100100012
Released: Jul 20, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781452695488

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