Strangers in the Night

Strangers in the Night

A Brief History of Life on Other Worlds

Book - 1998
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Baker & Taylor
Presents a history of humankind's attempts to discover extraterrestrial life, including the Mars Underground, SERENDIP, and Project Phoenix

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In the anecdotal style that is their hallmark, the father-son, Fisher team combines their scientific knowledge and writing skills to tell the story of humankind's attempts throughout history to discover extraterrestrial life. They focus especially on recent discoveries, including evidence of fossilized organisms in a meteorite from Mars, planets orbiting a variety of different stars, and a possible ocean on one of Jupiter's moons. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Washington, D. C. : Counterpoint, 1998
ISBN: 9781887178877
Characteristics: xii, 348 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Fisher, Marshall


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