Alien Universe: Extraterrestrial Life in Our Minds and in the Cosmos

Alien Universe: Extraterrestrial Life in Our Minds and in the Cosmos

by Don Lincoln

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ISBN-13: 9781421424286
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 11/08/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 419,807
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Don Lincoln is a senior scientist at Fermilab. He is the author of The Quantum Frontier: The Large Hadron Collider and The Large Hadron Collider: The Extraordinary Story of the Higgs Boson and Other Stuff That Will Blow Your Mind.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Prolocue The Question 1

1 Beginnings 10

2 Encounters 26

3 Fictions 52

4 Blockbusters 79

Interlude 103

5 Life-Forms 105

6 Elements 126

7 Neighbors 159

Epilogue The Visitors 181

Suggested Reading 185

Index 189

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"A good balance of social sciences, popular culture, and basic sciences—the discussion is informative, grounded in sound science, while keeping an open mind about what might be possible."

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