Why Aren't They Here?
The Question of Life on Other Worlds
By (author) Surendra Verma
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Why Aren't They Here? by Surendra Verma
Book DescriptionThe rate of expansion of our universe is mind-blowing: imagine a pea growing to the size of the Milky Way in less time than it takes to blink. In all this infinite space that we cannot even see, let alone explore, it seems certain that there is some life on other worlds.From Aristotle to ET via radio, religion and reincarnation, Surendra Verma's fast-moving narrative examines the history of our search for alien life, and dispels the myriad myths on the subject, before focusing on the real possibilities lurking in space.In a popular and easy-to-read style, Verma uses current research to speculate what life is like on other planets, how we might communicate with it, and what Earth might seem like to visitors.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781840468656
(198mm x 129mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Icon Books Ltd
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Little Book of Unscientific Propositions, Theories and Things, Paperback (May 2011)» View all books by Surendra Verma
Surendra Verma now takes a look at all things unscientific: simple, witty and entertaining introductions to 100 intriguing but improbable ideas from the borderlands of science. Is the Bermuda Triangle a genuine concern to ships' crews? Can evolution explain psychology? And what of all those aliens, UFOs and crop circles?
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Author Biography - Surendra Verma
Surendra Verma is a science journalist based in Melbourne, Australia. He is the author of The Mystery of the Tunguska Fireball (Icon, 2005) The Little Book of Scientific Principles, Theories & Things (New Holland, 2006) and The Cause of Mosquitoes' Sorrow (Icon, 2007).
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