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Astronomy - Astrobiology | Intelligent Life in the Universe - Principles and Requirements Behind Its Emergence

Intelligent Life in the Universe

Principles and Requirements Behind Its Emergence

Ulmschneider, Peter

2003, X, 253 p.

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  • An intriguing and scientifically well based analysis of the conditions for the emergence of intelligent life on Earth and in the Universe
  • Second edition of a successful pioneering book in Astrobiology
This book addresses all those interested in the origins, development and fate of intelligent species in the observable part of our universe. In particular, the author scrutinizes what kind of information about extraterrestrial intelligent life can be inferred from our own biological, cultural and scientific evolution and the likely future of mankind. The first part of the book provides the necessary background information from space and life sciences, thus making the book also accessible to students and the scientifically educated layman.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » astrobiology - bioastronomy - evolution - exobiology - extraterrestrial - intelligent life - life on Earth - origins of life

Related subjects » Astrobiology - Astronomy, Observations and Techniques - Earth System Sciences - Evolutionary & Developmental Biology - Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Sciences - Organic Chemistry

Table of contents 

Origin of Chemical Elements.- Planet Formation.- Search for Extrasolar Planets.- Planets Suitable for Life.- Life and its Origin on Earth.- Evolution.- Search for Extraterrestrial Life.- The Future of Mankind.- Extraterrestrial Intelligent Life.

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