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The science gift book of the year, a stunning blend of words and images that shows once again why Timothy Ferris has been called today's greatest science writer. Twenty years ago, Timothy Ferris enjoyed his first enormous success with his now-classic picture book, Galaxies. Since then, he has published other bestsellers, produced award-wining films and won numerous honours ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published June 1st 2001 by Simon & Schuster (first published October 2nd 2000)
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Tony
Apr 19, 2017 rated it liked it
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LIFE BEYOND EARTH. (2000). Timothy Ferris. ***.
This is a semi-sized coffee table book full of photographs of occupants of our universe. The photos are striking, but the accompanying text is a little sparse. It turns out that this book was put together as a companion to a film made with the cooperation of PBS. I suppose I should also seek out the film and see how the two best interact. Ferris is a well-known astronomer, and, apparently provided most of the text for this beautiful picture book.
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Oct 09, 2008 rated it liked it
I bought this solely for the visuals. The text is very rudimentary and pedestrian.
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Timothy Ferris is the author of a dozen books (most recently The Science of Liberty), plus 200 articles and essays, and three documentary films—"The Creation of the Universe," “Life Beyond Earth,” and “Seeing in the Dark”—seen by over 20 million viewers.

Ferris produced the Voyager phonograph record, an artifact of human civilization containing music and sounds of Earth launched aboard the twin Voy
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