The author presents earth and its inhabitants, from primal soup to the present, in this fascinating and challenging title. Divided into three major sections--Dawn, Noon, and Dusk--the author explores theories of why and how life evolved on our planet and how life continues to evolve. Over 175 experiments and projects are included for the reader to observe evidence of evolution past and present. The clearly written text, unique and absorbing details, and the sheer magnitude, make this compelling browsing for the science and nature enthusiast. Index.