Intelligent Life in the Universe: Principles and Requirements Behind Its Emergence (Advances in Astrobiology and Biogeophysics 2003. Corr. 2nd Printin

Intelligent Life in the Universe: Principles and Requirements Behind Its Emergence (Advances in Astrobiology and Biogeophysics 2003. Corr. 2nd Printin

By: Peter Ulmschneider (author)Hardback

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This book addresses all scientists and others interested in the origins, development and fate of intelligent species in the observable part of our universe. In particular, the author scrutinizes what kind of information about extraterrestrial intelligent life can be inferred from our own biological, cultural and scientific evolution and the likely future of mankind. The first part of the book provides the necessary background information from space and life sciences, thus making the book also accessible to students and the scientifically educated public.

Contents

Origin of Chemical Elements * Planet Formation * Search for Extrasolar Planets * Planets Suitable for Life * Life and its Origin on Earth * Evolution * Search for Extraterrestrial Life * The Future of Mankind * Extraterrestrial Intelligent Life.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9783540439882
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 261
  • ID: 9783540439882
  • ISBN10: 3540439889
  • edition: 2003. Corr. 2nd Printing ed.

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