The Search for the Origin and Meaning of Life
By (author) Paul Davies
Normal Price: $31.92
Your Price: $28.72 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $3.19! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.44 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Fifth Miracle by Paul Davies
Book DescriptionAre We Alone in the Universe? In this provocative and far-reaching book, internationally acclaimed physicist and writer Paul Davies confronts one of science's great outstanding mysteries -- the origin of life. Three and a half billion years ago, Mars resembled earth. It was warm and wet and could have supported primitive organisms. If life once existed on Mars, might it have originated there and traveled to earth inside meteorites blasted into space by cosmic impacts? Davies builds on recent scientific discoveries and theories to address larger questions of existence: What, exactly, is life? Is it the inevitable by-product of physical laws, as many scientists maintain, or an almost miraculous accident? Are we alone in the universe, or will life emerge on all earthlike planets? And if there is life elsewhere in the universe, is it preordained to evolve toward greater complexity and intelligence? Through his search for answers to these questions, Davies explores the ultimate mystery of mankind's existence -- who we are and what our place might be in the unfolding drama of the cosmos.
Buy Fifth Miracle book by Paul Davies from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780684863092
(235mm x 157mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Prentice Hall & IBD
Publisher: Prentice Hall (a Pearson Education company)
Publish Date: 22-Mar-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Paul Davies
Art of Horizon Zero Dawn, Hardback (March 2017)
The Art of Horizon Zero Dawn is the ultimate gallery of the hotly anticipated new IP from Guerrilla Games (Killzone series)
Principles of Financial Regulation, Paperback (September 2016)
Examining the subject from a holistic and multidisciplinary perspective, Principles of Financial Regulation considers the underlying policies and the objectives of financial regulation.
Art of Deus Ex: Universe, Hardback (August 2016)View all books by Paul Davies
The Art of Deus Ex Universe is the ultimate gallery of art From Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, featuring over 300 images, including sketches and concept art. This extraordinary collection of groundbreaking game art depicts a dystopian future where mankind has evolved... at the cost at its humanity.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Fifth Miracle book by Paul Davies and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.