Ted Nield's book tells the astounding story of how that science emerged (often in the face of fierce opposition), and how scientists today are using the most modern techniques to draw information out of the oldest rocks on Earth.
Author: Ted Nield
Publisher: Granta Books
Revealing the most amazing sights on Earth in unprecedented ways, alongside stories of the ways humans are affecting the world's ecosystems, from the wildebeest migrations in Africa to the penguin colonies of Antarctica, this book captures ...
Author: Alastair Fothergill
Publisher: Random House
"An audacious and concrete proposal…Half-Earth completes the 86-year-old Wilson’s valedictory trilogy on the human animal and our place on the planet." —Jedediah Purdy, New Republic In his most urgent book to date, Pulitzer ...
Author: Edward O. Wilson
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Why should life on that orb synchronise with life on the earth P Are not, on the
contrary, the chances infinitely great against such a coincidence 2 If, as
Helmholtz has well said, the duration of life on our earth is but the minutest “ripple
in the ...
If , as independent existence of the system . If Helmholtz has well said , the
duration of the disproportion is of the same order as life on our earth is but the
minutest “ rip- in the case of a single planet , the probaple in the infinite ocean of
15 solid , liquid , and gaseous ; it might therefore become the theatre of life .
Vegetables ... In the case of the earth , this liquid is a sea of lava and molten
rocks , having , like the ocean above it , its currents , its tides , and perhaps its
Author: Elisée Reclus
Category: Earth (Planet)
"This is the first real biography of the Earth - not only a brilliant portrait of the emergence and evolution of life on this planet, but a vivid and frightening look at Earth's remote future.
Author: Peter Douglas Ward
Publisher: Piatkus Books
'Modest, down to earth and full of humour, this is one of the best books about filming I've ever read.' MICHAEL PALIN 'Extraordinary: Gavin's easy prose and gasp-making encounters make for a gripping and very funny read.
Author: Gavin Thurston
Publisher: Hachette UK
This book is about the true origin of man based on fact, and what is currently known to us at this time from a variety of sources. This book has been written to define what life is really about. Why are we here? Who put us here?
Author: Ronald G. Carlson
Yet another theory, an intermediate one, holds that each planet has a life-bearing
stage, but that the duration of this stage of its ... Two conclusions follow from this
theory: first, our earth is but one among many millions of worlds inhabited at the ...
Mr . Coxhave passed through a life much like that of our earth . She well began ,
he tells us , to feel rather blue . Looking at his might well have had a life - bearing
period akin to that hands , he perceived that they were quite blue . They were ...
Yet another theory , an inter than one - ninth of hers , while his surface is mediate
one , holds that each planet has about ... Then , if originally a life - bearing stage ,
but that the duration of formed of the same temperature , he had only this stage ...
That is the only fixed point in human morality . We have been given life , we know
not why , but evidently it is not for the purpose of injuring or destroying it . We are
a special form of life on this planet ; we possess the life of thoughts and ...
Author: Macdonald Clark
Publisher: London : G. Allen & Unwin
And stamp this truth, above schools and their strife, “Life from life comes, and
comes from nought but life. ... Qf other skies to be earth's primal germs; Ah, happy
Earth, thou, unlike thirsty, Scot, So that its earliest life our planet gains - to: canst ...
in consideration of its having been the wisdom | injected from the spirits of our
earth , whether of their forefathers . They are altogether unac- their only Lord was
the same with our Lord , but quainted with the sciences , such as are cultivated ...
Author: Emanuel Swedenborg