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Strangers in the Night: A Brief History of Life on Other Worlds
The father-son team of David E. Fisher and Marshall Jon Fisher brings the study of extraterrestrial life down to earth. They trace humankind's attempts to discover life on other worlds - a discipline known in scientific circles as exobiology. Beginning in the 17th century with the story of Giordano Bruno, whose interest in the mysteries of the universe caused him to be bur ...more
Hardcover, 348 pages
Published November 1st 1998 by Counterpoint LLC
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After centuries of searching, we've discovered what could be life on Mars, but as technology sends probes deeper into space, will they turn up anything as smart as us? Is the reason we haven't found advanced life because we're too dumb and don't recognize it? This book is always funny, easy to read and keeps raising points that caused me to spend hours spacing out about ETs and what it would mean if they were discovered.