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Five billion years of solitude : the search for life among the stars / Lee Billings.

Billings, Lee, (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781617230066
  • ISBN: 1617230065
  • Description: vii, 294 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Current, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Looking for longevity -- Drake's orchids -- A fractured empire -- The worth of a world -- After the gold rush -- The big picture -- Out of equilibrium -- Aberrations of the light -- The order of the null -- Into the barren lands.
Summary: An intimate history of Earth and the quest for life beyond the solar system traces the discoveries of thousands of "exoplanets" throughout the past two years, including some with Earth-like characteristics that could possibly support life.
Subject: Life on other planets.
Extrasolar planets.

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Alternate Title: 5 billion years of solitude

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