Fire on Earth

Fire on Earth

by Mary Gribbin, John Gribbin


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Doomday, Dinosaurs, and Humankind

An engaging and ominous history of how asteroid and comet collisions with the Earth have shaped the course of human events--and the dangers that may lie ahead.

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ISBN-13: 9781536847604
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 08/02/2016
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

Dr John Gribbin trained as an astrophysicist at the University of Cambridge before becoming a full-time science writer. He has worked for the science journal Nature, and the magazine New Scientist and has contributed articles on science topics to The Times, the Guardian and the Independent, and has made several acclaimed science series for BBC Radio 4. John Gribbin has received awards for his writing in both Britain and the United States and is currently a visiting Fellow in astronomy at the University of Sussex. His many books include In Search of Schrödinger's Cat, Stephen Hawking: A Life in Science (with Michael White) and In Search of SUSY. John Gribbin is also the author of several science fiction works including Innervisions.

Mary Gribbin studied psychology at the University of Sussex and is best known as a writer of science books for young readers. She works in education in East Sussex.

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