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Published: 01 January 2014

160 Pages | 10 black and white illustrations

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199586455

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Astrobiology: A Very Short Introduction

David C. Catling

Very Short Introductions

  • Explores some of the big unanswered questions about the universe
  • Considers the origins of life on Earth and its evolution, to understand the possibility of life elsewhere
  • Brings together the ideas of microbiologists, astronomers, planetary scientists, and geologists
  • Looks at the origins of astrobiology and the discoveries it is making
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over six million sold worldwide