Astrobiology: Understanding Life in the Universe – eBook

eBook details

  • Authors: Charles S. Cockell
  • File Size: 16 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 472 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1st edition
  • Publication Date: December 14, 2015
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01617VF22
  • ISBN-10: 1118913329
  • ISBN-13: 9781118913321


Astrobiology is an interdisciplinary field that asks extensive clinical concerns. How did life stem on the Earth? Is there life in other places in the Universe? How has life continued on the Earth for over 3 billion years? What is the future of life on Earth?

Astrobiology: Understanding Life in the Universe (PDF) is an initial book which checks out the development of the components for life in the Universe, the structure of living things, the biological and geological history of the Earth and the habitability of other worlds in our own Solar System and beyond. The ebook is created to communicate a few of the significant conceptual structures in astrobiology that crossed a variety of standard fields consisting of biology, chemistry, physics, geosciences, and naturally, astronomy. It can be utilized to match existing courses in these fields or as a stand-alone book for astrobiology courses.

Ideal For: Undergraduates studying for degrees in earth or life sciences, astronomy, physics or associated disciplines, along with anybody with an interest in understanding a few of the significant ideas and concepts in astrobiology.


Cockell’s Astrobiology is a high-level however totally friendly book that will likely be utilized in lots of universities.” — Astrobiology Journal (vol 15, 2016)

An extremely helpful resource for brand-new trainees of astrobiology, no matter your background or ‘their house’ discipline.” — Lewis Dartnell, The Astrobiology Society of Britain


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