Civilized life in the universe : scientists on intelligent extraterrestrials / George Basalla.

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  • Civilized life in the universe
  • Oxford scholarship online.
  • Oxford Scholarship Online.
Published
  • Oxford : Oxford University Press 2006
Physical description
1 online resource (248 p.)
ISBN
  • 0-19-803835-6
  • 1-4294-0351-9
  • 1-280-53300-5
  • 9786610533008
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Service provider: Oxford Scholarship Online
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. APUC scholarship online package
  • Original electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • English
  • Available in electronic full text to members of the University via the Library web catalogue.
  • Description based on print version record.
Audience
  • Specialized.
Contents
  • Contents; Introduction; 1 Trio of Ideas; 2 Life on the Moon; 3 From the Moon to the Planets; 4 The Ascension of Mars; 5 Percival Lowell: Champion of Canals; 6 Mars Unveiled; 7 Carl Sagan: Mars and Beyond; 8 Life in an Expanding Universe; 9 The Trajectory: CETI to SETI to HRMS; 10 Mirror Worlds; 11 Afterword; Sources of Quoted Material; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Z
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  • Other format: ; ISBN: 0-19-517181-0
  • Other format: ; ISBN: 0-19-978686-0
  • http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0638/2005040677-d.html
Genre
  • Ebooks.
  • Electronic books.
  • text
Language
  • English
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Summary

  • In this fascinating history of scientific speculation about intelligent extraterrestrial life from Plutarch to Hawking Basalla traces the influence of one speculation on the next showing an unbroken but twisting chain of ideas passed from one scientist to another, and from science to popular culture.

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