Intelligent Life in the Universe

Principles and Requirements Behind Its Emergence


ISBN: 978-3-540-32836-0 (Print) 978-3-540-32838-4 (Online)
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Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Planets

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 3-18

      Stars, Galaxies, and the Origin of Chemical Elements

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 19-38

      Planet Formation

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 39-72

      The Earth

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 73-85

      The Search for Extrasolar Planets

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 87-113

      Planets Suitable for Life

  2. Life

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 115-115

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 117-147

      Life and its Origin on Earth

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 149-199


    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 201-218

      The Search for Extraterrestrial Life

  3. Intelligence

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 219-219

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 221-253

      The Future of Mankind

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 255-277

      Extraterrestrial Intelligent Life