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Bains, William

The Cosmic Zoo

Bains, William - The Cosmic Zoo, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. The Cosmic Zoo Hypothesis

1. The Cosmic Zoo Hypothesis and the Evolutionary Tool Set
Dirk Schulze-Makuch, William Bains

2. Pre-conditions for Complex Life
Dirk Schulze-Makuch, William Bains

Part II. Major Transitions in Earth’s Life History

3. The First Cell and the Origin of Life Challenge
Dirk Schulze-Makuch, William Bains

4. Using Light: The Invention of Photosynthesis
Dirk Schulze-Makuch, William Bains

5. Oxygen: From Poison to Photosystem II
Dirk Schulze-Makuch, William Bains

6. Endosymbiosis and the First Eukaryotes
Dirk Schulze-Makuch, William Bains

7. Sex: A New Way of Reproduction
Dirk Schulze-Makuch, William Bains

8. The First Multicellular Organisms
Dirk Schulze-Makuch, William Bains

9. The Rise of Complex Animals (and Plants)
Dirk Schulze-Makuch, William Bains

10. Intelligence, a New Concept?
Dirk Schulze-Makuch, William Bains

11. Technologically Advanced Intelligence
Dirk Schulze-Makuch, William Bains

Part III. Are There Visitors in the Cosmic Zoo?

12. How to Test the Cosmic Zoo Hypothesis
Dirk Schulze-Makuch, William Bains

13. The Great Filter and the Fermi Paradox
Dirk Schulze-Makuch, William Bains

Keywords: Popular Science, Popular Science in Astronomy, Popular Life Sciences, Astrobiology, Evolutionary Biology, Popular Earth Science

Author(s)
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Categories
Natural Sciences
 
Technology, Energy, Traffic
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319620459
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-62044-2

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