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Civilized life in the universe scientists on intelligent extraterrestrials

George. Basalla

2006

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  • Title:
    Civilized life in the universe scientists on intelligent extraterrestrials
  • Author: George. Basalla
  • Description: Contents; Introduction; 1 Trio of Ideas; 2 Life on the Moon; 3 From the Moon to the Planets; 4 The Ascension of Mars; 5 Percival Lowell: Champion of Canals; 6 Mars Unveiled; 7 Carl Sagan: Mars and Beyond; 8 Life in an Expanding Universe; 9 The Trajectory: CETI to SETI to HRMS; 10 Mirror Worlds; 11 Afterword; Sources of Quoted Material; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Z
    In this fascinating history of scientific speculation about intelligent extraterrestrial life from Plutarch to Hawking Basalla traces the influence of one speculation on the next showing an unbroken but twisting chain of ideas passed from one scientist to another, and from science to popular culture.
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (248 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-19-803835-6;ISBN 1-4294-0351-9;ISBN 1-280-53300-5;ISBN 9786610533008
  • Subjects: Life on other planets -- Research; Outer space -- Exploration -- Public opinion; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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