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The Resource Light of the stars : alien worlds and the fate of the Earth, Adam Frank

Light of the stars : alien worlds and the fate of the Earth, Adam Frank

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Light of the stars : alien worlds and the fate of the Earth
Title
Light of the stars
Title remainder
alien worlds and the fate of the Earth
Statement of responsibility
Adam Frank
Title variation
Alien worlds and the fate of the Earth
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The astrophysicist and NPR commentator traces beliefs about alien intelligence from the ancient Greeks to the theories of today's leading minds, drawing on the latest research to consider how other worlds may have addressed civilization-driven climate change
Summary
An astrophysicist discusses what the latest research on the existence and trajectories of alien civilizations may impart about surviving the challenge of civilization-driven climate change
Writing style
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2018.
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10667009
Cataloging source
DLC
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1962-
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Frank, Adam
Dewey number
523.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB982
LC item number
.F73 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Cosmology
  • Earth (Planet)
  • Human ecology
  • Exobiology
  • SCIENCE / Astronomy
  • Earth (Planet)
Target audience
adult
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alien worlds and the fate of the Earth
Label
Light of the stars : alien worlds and the fate of the Earth, Adam Frank
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-250) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The project and the planet -- The alien equation -- What the robot ambassadors say -- The masks of Earth -- Worlds beyond measure -- The final factor -- The awakened worlds
Control code
21434229
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vii, 262 pages
Isbn
9780393609011
Lccn
2017061640
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1005124509
Label
Light of the stars : alien worlds and the fate of the Earth, Adam Frank
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-250) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The project and the planet -- The alien equation -- What the robot ambassadors say -- The masks of Earth -- Worlds beyond measure -- The final factor -- The awakened worlds
Control code
21434229
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vii, 262 pages
Isbn
9780393609011
Lccn
2017061640
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1005124509

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