The Story Of Earth

Author: Robert M. Hazen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101580682
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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: 36.77 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 ...

Genesis

Author: Robert Hazen
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 030910310X
Size: 30.17 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.

The Goldilocks Planet

Author: Jan Zalasiewicz
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191634026
Size: 52.83 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.

Life On A Young Planet

Author: Andrew H. Knoll
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400866049
Size: 23.79 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 Stardust Revolution

Author: Jacob Berkowitz
Publisher: Prometheus Books
ISBN: 1616145501
Size: 10.38 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.

How To Build A Habitable Planet

Author: Charles H. Langmuir
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400841976
Size: 45.52 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 Planet In A Pebble

Author: Jan Zalasiewicz
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199645698
Size: 43.94 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: 9780465006847
Size: 67.87 MB
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Presents the history of the development of our planet as evidenced by the earth's rocks and their formations, while explaining the general concepts, history, and philosophies of modern geology.

From Dust To Life

Author: John Chambers
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400885566
Size: 65.29 MB
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From Dust to Life is a must-read for anyone who desires to know more about how the solar system came to be. This enticing book takes readers to the very frontiers of modern research, engaging with the latest controversies and debates.