Logo

The Astrobiology Primer: An Outline of General Knowledge

Small book cover: The Astrobiology Primer: An Outline of General Knowledge

The Astrobiology Primer: An Outline of General Knowledge
by

Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 79

Description:
Astrobiology, the study of life as a planetary phenomenon, aims to understand the fundamental nature of life on earth and the possibility of life elsewhere. This text has been created as a reference tool for those who are interested in the interdisciplinary field of astrobiology.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(1.8MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: When Biospheres Collide: A History of NASA's Planetary Protection ProgramsWhen Biospheres Collide: A History of NASA's Planetary Protection Programs
by - NASA
This book presents the history of planetary protection by tracing the responses to the microbiological contamination concerns on NASA's missions to the Moon, Mars, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, and many smaller bodies of our solar system.
(7525 views)
Book cover: Archaeology, Anthropology, and Interstellar CommunicationArchaeology, Anthropology, and Interstellar Communication
by - NASA
Addressing a field that has been dominated by astronomers, physicists, and computer scientists, the contributors to this collection raise questions about the ease of establishing meaningful communication with an extraterrestrial intelligence.
(4310 views)
Book cover: Habitable Planets for ManHabitable Planets for Man
by - RAND Corporation
The book examines and estimates the probabilities of finding planets habitable to man and where they might be found. The author presents in detail the characteristics of a planet that can provide an acceptable environment for humankind.
(8745 views)
Book cover: Cosmos and Culture: Cultural Evolution in a Cosmic ContextCosmos and Culture: Cultural Evolution in a Cosmic Context
by - NASA
Integrating concepts from philosophical, anthropological, and astrobiological disciplines, the book begins to explore the interdisciplinary questions of cosmic evolution. Authors have diverse backgrounds in science, history, anthropology, and more.
(8370 views)