Astrobiology the search for life in the universe / Arnold Hanslmeier.

Astrobiology refers to the study of the origin, evolution, distribution, and future of life in the universe. This encompasses extraterrestrial life and life on Earth. Astrobiology is an interdisciplinary field that is gaining a rapidly growing interest among both the general public and the astronomi...

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Main Author: Hanslmeier, Arnold.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: [Sharjah, U.A.E.] : Bentham Science Publishers, 2013.
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Summary:Astrobiology refers to the study of the origin, evolution, distribution, and future of life in the universe. This encompasses extraterrestrial life and life on Earth. Astrobiology is an interdisciplinary field that is gaining a rapidly growing interest among both the general public and the astronomical research community. This e-book explains the detection and evolution of exoplanets and discusses the question of habitability on such objects. Chapters in this text include cited references enabling the reader to acquire more information on specific aspects of astrobiology. It is also a suitable textbook for introductory taught courses in universities and colleges on the subject.
Item Description:Includes index.
Physical Description:1 online resource (iv, 214 pages)
ISBN:160805473X
9781608054732