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2 edition of Living on a planet. found in the catalog.

Living on a planet.

Cotton, C. A.

Living on a planet.

by Cotton, C. A.

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Whitcombe & Tombs in Christchurch .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Earth.
    • Subjects:
    • Astronomical geography.,
    • Earth.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQB631 .C85
      The Physical Object
      Pagination47 p.
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6028130M
      LC Control Number48003199
      OCLC/WorldCa12731072

      Smithsonian Books, $ Vent creatures might either resemble those living in similar ecosystems on Earth or be completely unrecognizable. On a planet that has one side permanently facing.   As human-induced environmental change threatens multispecies livability, Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet puts forward a bold proposal: entangled histories, situated narratives, and thick descriptions offer urgent “arts of living.” Included are essays by scholars in anthropology, ecology, science studies, art, literature, and.

      Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth by Oliver Jeffers (, Hardcover) at the best online . ‎ #1 New York Times bestseller A TIME Magazine Best Book of the Year A NPR Best Book of A Boston Globe Best Book of "Moments of human intimacy jostle with scenes that inspire cosmic awe, and the broad diversity of Jeffers.

        Part history, part science lesson and part memoir, the book is full of inside stories about the quest to find life, or something, on Mars, a planet we have been invading ever since the space age. Earth’s perfect tilt and spin: Earth’s tilt of about degrees causes the annual cycle of seasons, moderates temperatures, and allows for a wide range of climate zones.“Our planet’s tilt axis seems to be ‘just right,’” says the book Rare Earth —Why Complex Life Is Uncommon in the Universe. 3. Also “just right” is the length of day and night, a result of earth’s spin.


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