The Story Of Earth

Author: Robert M. Hazen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101580682
Size: 56.74 MB
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Hailed by The New York Times for writing “with wonderful clarity about science . . . that effortlessly teaches as it zips along,” nationally bestselling author Robert M. Hazen offers a radical new approach to Earth history in this ...

The Story Of Earth

Author: Robert M. Hazen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143123645
Size: 20.47 MB
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The author of the best-selling Science Matters outlines a radical new approach to geologic history that advances controversial theories that the Earth evolved and that life evolved from minerals, assessing supportive findings while ...

The Goldilocks Planet

Author: Jan Zalasiewicz
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191634026
Size: 57.55 MB
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In this remarkable new work, Jan Zalasiewicz and Mark Williams demonstrate how the Earth's climate has continuously altered over its 4.5 billion-year history.

Genesis

Author: Robert Hazen
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 030910310X
Size: 29.26 MB
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Genesis tells the tale of transforming scientific advances in our quest for life’s origins. Written with grace, beauty, and authority, it goes directly to the heart of who we are and why we are here.

Life On A Young Planet

Author: Andrew H. Knoll
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400866049
Size: 45.26 MB
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In a new preface, Knoll describes how the field has broadened and deepened in the decade since the book's original publication.

The Planet In A Pebble

Author: Jan Zalasiewicz
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199645698
Size: 15.57 MB
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"Every pebble has many stories to tell. Its particular atoms, its crystals, its minerals, its grains, its textures, its strata, its tiny fossils bear evidence to a history that stretches back billions of years."--Book flap.

Reading The Rocks

Author: Marcia Bjornerud
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0786722053
Size: 23.75 MB
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Fulbright Scholar Marcia Bjornerud takes the reader along on an eye-opening tour of Deep Time, explaining in elegant prose what we see and feel beneath our feet.

A New History Of Life

Author: Peter Ward
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1408842807
Size: 80.51 MB
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In this revolutionary book, leading scientists Peter Ward and Joe Kirschvink rewrite the principal account of the history of life on Earth.

How To Build A Habitable Planet

Author: Charles H. Langmuir
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400841976
Size: 52.77 MB
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Leading schools that have ordered, recommended for reading, or adopted this book for course use: Arizona State University Brooklyn College CUNY Columbia University Cornell University ETH Zurich Georgia Institute of Technology Harvard ...

The Stardust Revolution

Author: Jacob Berkowitz
Publisher: Prometheus Books
ISBN: 1616145501
Size: 51.68 MB
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This book describes how we’re in the midst of a third great scientific revolution, five centuries in the making: the Stardust Revolution.