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. Ed(S): Vera, Jean-Pierre De; Seckbach, Joseph - Habitability of Other Planets and Satellites - 9789400792166 - V9789400792166
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Habitability of Other Planets and Satellites

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Description for Habitability of Other Planets and Satellites Paperback. This book examines the nature of planets and their potential to harbor life as well as the role of life itself as an engine to increase the habitability of planets and satellites. It details new mission concepts for the remote study of habitability. Editor(s): Vera, Jean-Pierre de; Seckbach, Joseph. Series: Cellular Origin, Life in Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology. Num Pages: 448 pages, biography. BIC Classification: PG; PSAF; RBG; TTDS; VXQB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 155 x 23. Weight in Grams: 688.
Is the Earth the right model and the only universal key to understand habitability, the origin and maintenance of life? Are we able to detect life elsewhere in the universe by the existing techniques and by the upcoming space missions? This book tries to give answers by focusing on environmental properties, which are playing a major role in influencing planetary surfaces or the interior of planets and satellites. The book gives insights into the nature of planets or satellites and their potential to harbor life. Different scientific disciplines are searching for the clues to classify planetary bodies as a habitable ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Number of pages
448
Condition
New
Series
Cellular Origin, Life in Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology
Number of Pages
419
Place of Publication
Dordrecht, Netherlands
ISBN
9789400792166
SKU
V9789400792166
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Ref
99-15

Reviews for Habitability of Other Planets and Satellites
From the reviews:   “This edited collection of short papers covers a range of topics relevant to questions of habitability on planetary bodies other than Earth. … the book is perhaps suitable as a primer in aspects of astrobiology associated with questions of habitability of other planets and moons. … Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates and above.” (P. ... Read more

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