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The Impact of Discovering Life Beyond Earth
Language: en
Pages: 366
Authors: Steven J. Dick
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-26 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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This book discusses the big questions about how the discovery of extraterrestrial life, whether intelligent or microbial, would impact society and humankind.
Astrobiology, History, and Society
Language: en
Pages: 375
Authors: Douglas A. Vakoch
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-23 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

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This book addresses important current and historical topics in astrobiology and the search for life beyond Earth, including the search for extraterrestrial inte
What is Life? On Earth and Beyond
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Andreas Losch
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-13 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Approaches from the sciences, philosophy and theology, including the emerging field of astrobiology, can provide fresh perspectives to the age-old question 'wha
Social and Conceptual Issues in Astrobiology
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Kelly C. Smith
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-10 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

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How universal are our moral obligations? Should we attempt to communicate with life beyond our planet? What is "life"? Social and Conceptual Issues in Astrobiol
Astrobiology, Discovery, and Societal Impact
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Steven J. Dick
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-03 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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The search for life in the universe, once the stuff of science fiction, is now a robust worldwide research program with a well-defined roadmap probing both scie
Handbook of Astrobiology
Language: en
Pages: 846
Authors: Vera M. Kolb
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-07 - Publisher: CRC Press

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Read an exclusive interview with Professor Vera Kolb here. Astrobiology is the study of the origin, evolution, distribution, and future of life on Earth. This e
Cosmological Theories of Value
Language: en
Pages: 221
Authors: Mark Lupisella
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-21 - Publisher: Springer Nature

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Building from foundations of modern science and cosmic evolution, as well as psychological and philosophical perspectives of value and meaning, this book explor
Frontiers of Space Risk
Language: en
Pages: 285
Authors: Richard J. Wilman
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-13 - Publisher: CRC Press

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CHOICE Recommended Title, March 2019 This book brings together diverse new perspectives on current and emerging themes in space risk, covering both the threats
Space, Time, and Aliens
Language: en
Pages: 799
Authors: Steven J. Dick
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-11 - Publisher: Springer Nature

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In this comprehensive and interdisciplinary volume, former NASA Chief Historian Steven Dick reflects on the exploration of space, astrobiology and its implicati
Astrobiology
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Octavio A. Chon Torres
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-22 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

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ASTROBIOLOGY This unique book advances the frontier discussion of a wide spectrum of astrobiological issues on scientific advances, space ethics, social impact,