Life in space : astrobiology for everyone [E-Book] / Lucas John Mix.
Mix, Lucas John.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2009
viii, 331 pages : illustrations
englisch
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Table of Contents:
  • Caught up in life
  • Living science
  • Defining life
  • A well-behaved universe
  • Well-behaved observers?
  • Life in the cosmos
  • Life among the stars
  • The planetary phenomenon
  • The inner solar system
  • The outer solar system
  • Extrasolar planets
  • Life and time
  • Making cells from scratch
  • Building biospheres
  • Molecules
  • Metabolism
  • The tree of life
  • Exceptions
  • Intelligence
  • The story of life.