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Specimens: The Search for Life on a Little Known Planet and How It Changed Our World
     

Specimens: The Search for Life on a Little Known Planet and How It Changed Our World

by Richard Conniff
 
Specimens: The Search for Life on a Little Known Planet and How It Changed Our World was originally published in The New York Times. It examines the search for life -- not wishful thinking about extraterrestrials, but the myriad strange life forms with which we share this planet. It looks beyond Darwin's accomplishments to find a number of colorful characters whose

Overview

Specimens: The Search for Life on a Little Known Planet and How It Changed Our World was originally published in The New York Times. It examines the search for life -- not wishful thinking about extraterrestrials, but the myriad strange life forms with which we share this planet. It looks beyond Darwin's accomplishments to find a number of colorful characters whose discoveries of new species have transformed our lives in ways we scarcely recognize.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940013740242
Publisher:
Blackhound Books
Publication date:
01/09/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author

The writer is Richard Conniff, whose other books include "Spineless Wonders: Strange Tales from the Invertebrate World," "The Natural History of the Rich: A Field Guide," and "The Species Seekers: Heroes, Fools, and the Mad Pursuit of Life on Earth."

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