Life in the Universe (textbook)

ISBN Number: 
0805385770
Author: 
Jeffrey Bennett, Seth Shostak, Bruce Jakosky

Courses on the exciting subject of astrobiology are sprouting up on college campuses like forest mushrooms. This new textbook, co-authored by SETI Institute astronomer Seth Shostak, provides a comprehensive treatment of the subject, including the fundamentals of biology, the search for life in the solar system, and SETI. Although intended for classroom use, this imposing, richly illustrated tome is a great read and a handy reference for all those interested in the possible existence of, and search for, life beyond Earth.