What is the Goldilocks zone? Is space exploration a good value? Are stars and planets always visible? The Earth, Space, and Beyond series answers these and many other thought-provoking questions. It describes past, current, and future science missions and shows how astronomers and engineers are advancing our knowledge of Earth, the solar system, and the wider Universe.
This book looks at what makes Earth such a special place for life. It concludes that life can survive in a much wider range of conditions than people once thought!