Are Extraterrestrials a Threat to Humankind?

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The notion that Earth's inhabitants may not be alone in the universe is no longer the stuff of science fiction and fantasy. New scientific discoveries have revealed a remarkable number of planets in the universe that may be capable of supporting some form of life.Through various perspectives, some more scientific and others more fanciful, the Extraterrestrial Life series explores the possibility that life exists on other worlds. Stories, quotes, and personal accounts enliven the narrative. Source notes, a ...

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Overview

The notion that Earth's inhabitants may not be alone in the universe is no longer the stuff of science fiction and fantasy. New scientific discoveries have revealed a remarkable number of planets in the universe that may be capable of supporting some form of life.Through various perspectives, some more scientific and others more fanciful, the Extraterrestrial Life series explores the possibility that life exists on other worlds. Stories, quotes, and personal accounts enliven the narrative. Source notes, a bibliography for further research, and index provide additional tools for readers and report writers.

Other titles in the series include:

Alien Encounters

Aliens in Pop Culture

The Search for Extraterrestrial Life

UFOs

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781601521705
  • Publisher: ReferencePoint Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/1/2011
  • Series: Extraterrestrial Life Series
  • Pages: 80
  • Age range: 12 - 16 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Unknown Dangers 4

Chapter 1 Is Any Kind of Life Out There? 9

Chapter 2 The Threat from Microscopic Life 24

Chapter 3 The Threat from Intelligent Extraterrestrials 38

Chapter 4 Making Contact 53

Source Notes 67

For Further Exploration 73

Index 75

Picture Credits 79

About the Author 80

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