Weird Life

The Search for Life That Is Very, Very Different From Our Own

Toomey, David M.

Book - 2013
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Weird Life
Introduces unusual life-forms and the scientists who search for them and traces the discoveries of unfamiliar life forms in extreme areas of the solar system.

Publisher: New York :, W.W. Norton & Company,, [2013]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 0393071588
Branch Call Number: 571 T672w 2013
Characteristics: xviii, 268 pages, [8] pages of plates :,illustrations ;,22 cm


From Library Staff

Includes current research of the biological avant-garde with language that gets the science girl in me all worked up. Words like extremophile, shadow biosphere, intelligent weird life. The pictures do the same: the methane ice worm, for example. Are you kidding me?

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