The Resource The stardust revolution : the new story of our origin in the stars, Jacob Berkowitz

The stardust revolution : the new story of our origin in the stars, Jacob Berkowitz

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The stardust revolution : the new story of our origin in the stars
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The stardust revolution
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the new story of our origin in the stars
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Jacob Berkowitz
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eng
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This is the remarkable story of how a fledgling field of science holds the promise of radially expanding our view of life and the universe as we know it. In 1957, as the world obsessed over the launch of the Soviet Sputnik satellite, another, less noticed space age was taking off
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Title
The stardust revolution
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Marries astronomy and biology to discover the origins of life on Earth
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523.1
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index present
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non fiction
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The stardust revolution : the new story of our origin in the stars, Jacob Berkowitz
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 BORN OF STARS -- ch. 1 The Stardust Revolution -- Meeting Lucy Ziurys -- The Third Great Revolution -- The Origins of the Stardust Revolution -- New Ways of Thinking -- New Ways of Seeing -- Beyond the Impossible -- ch. 2 A Star's Fingerprint -- Looking at the Sun -- The Great Seer -- Out of Mystery -- Bunsen's Burnings -- Mystery of the Fraunhofer Lines -- Order in the Heavens -- A Stranger in the Stars -- ch. 3 The Origin of the Elements -- Of Stars and Atoms -- The Alchemist's Dream -- A Recipe for Sunshine -- Big-Bang Atoms -- Let There Be Hoyle -- The Astronomer's Periodic Table -- Nobel Conclusions -- pt. 2 THE INVISIBLE UNIVERSE -- ch. 4 The Atoms of Life -- Darwin's Gap -- On the Origin of Life -- The Spontaneous-Generation Debate -- An Elemental View of Life -- Molecular Evolution -- The Earth in Glass -- Liftoff for Exobiology -- ch. 5 Dust to Diamonds -- The Original Dark Matter -- A New Land between the Stars --
  • Contents note continued: Seeing with Stardust Eyes -- The Cold and Dirty Cosmos -- The Dusty Missing Link -- ch. 6 The Cosmos Goes Green -- Tuning In to Molecules -- Radio Whispers from the Universe -- Cosmic Water Man -- The Cosmic Sea -- Joining Heaven and Earth -- Red Giants and White Dwarfs -- pt. 3 THE LIVING COSMOS -- ch. 7 Catching Stardust -- The Space-Rock Education of Scott Sandford -- The Birth of the Earth -- The Men Who First Held Stardust -- Stardust Memories -- Sagan's Dream -- DNA from Space -- From Eternity to Here -- Tracing Our Cosmic Carbon Ancestry -- ch. 8 Other Worlds -- New Frontiers -- A New Vision -- Dr. Seuss's Universe -- Alien Earth -- ch. 9 Darwin and the Cosmos -- The Biological Big Bang -- What Is "Life"? -- Life as a Cosmic Continuum -- Bunsen and Kirchhoff's Gift -- An Ancient View with Stardust Eyes
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24 cm.
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Extent
376 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
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regular print reproduction
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9781616145491
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