New and Notable Nonfiction: December 2011 [SHOWING SLIDE 5 OF 12]
ALONE IN THE UNIVERSE by John Gribbin
by John Gribbin

"Within most readers' lifetimes, astronomers will possess technology to detect water, oxygen and tolerable temperatures around extra-solar planets. Predictions of scientific discoveries have a poor success rate, so readers should keep their hopes up as they enjoy this thought-provoking history of the universe and the prerequisites of life."
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