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Stars, planets and life

the evolution of the cosmos

by Robert Jastrow

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRobert Jastrow
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 176 sider :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24981797M
OCLC/WorldCa473910395

IS THErE LIfE OuT THErE? The Search for Habitable Exoplanets5 Here is an image of a galaxy quite like our own, the Milky Way. A galaxy is a collec-tion of stars bound together by gravity. If we could see the Milky Way like we see the galaxy in the picture, our Sun would be at about the position of the white circle. The. But we have found planets orbiting close double stars, so that the planet would see two suns in its sky, like those of the fictional planet Tatooine in the Star Wars films. At the opposite extreme, planets can orbit one star of a wide, double-star system without major interference from .

  In Light of the Stars, astrophysics professor and science writer (About Time) Adam Frank cleverly links Earth’s current climate change with the possibilities of life on other planets. He postulates that “humanity and its project of civilization represent a kind of ‘cosmic teenager,’” lacking the maturity to take responsibility for our. This book tells the fascinating story of what truly makes the human body. The body that is with us all our lives is always changing. We are quite literally not who we were years, weeks, or even days ago: our cells die and are replaced by new ones at an astonishing pace. The entire body continually rebuilds itself, time and again, using the food and water that flow through us as fuel Author: Karel Schrijver.

Reading Without Walls: Stars, Planets, and Space We've selected a stellar collection of books that give young readers a chance to sample a wide range of genres — informational nonfiction, biography, poetry, historical fiction, fantasy, science fiction, mystery, and folktales, fairy tales and myths — as well as different formats (audio books. In The Search for Life on Other Planets, Jakosky offers a scientific foundation for thinking there may be life elsewhere in the Universe. Using the early history of the Earth and the conditions that would allow life to exist, he creates a sound, scientific foundation for the possibility of life on planets other than our own. Jakosky integrates the mechanics of planets and recent findings 5/5(2).


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