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The Cosmic Zoo|Dirk Schulze-Makuch
The Cosmic Zoo : Complex Life on Many Worlds
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Preface.- Introduction.- Part I - The Cosmic Zoo Hypothesis.- The Cosmic Zoo Hypothesis.- The Evolutionary Tool Set.- Pre-Conditions for Complex Life.- Part II - Major Transitions in Earth's Life History.- The first Cell and The Origin of Life Challenge.- Using Light: The Invention of Photosynthesis.- Oxygen: from Poison to Photosystem II.- Endosymbiosis and the first Eukaryotes.- Sex: a New Way of Reproduction.- The First Multicellular Organisms.- The Rise of Large, Complex Organisms.- Intelligence, a New Concept?.- Technologically Advanced Intelligence: Are there Visitors in the Cosmic Zoo?.- Part III The Great Filter and the Fermi Paradox.

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  • ISBN-13: 9783319620442
  • ISBN-10: 3319620444
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Publish Date: November 2017
  • Dimensions: 9.21 x 6.14 x 0.52 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.77 pounds
  • Page Count: 232