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The Resource Billions and billions : thoughts on life and death at the brink of the millennium, Carl Sagan

Billions and billions : thoughts on life and death at the brink of the millennium, Carl Sagan

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Billions and billions : thoughts on life and death at the brink of the millennium
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Billions and billions
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thoughts on life and death at the brink of the millennium
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Carl Sagan
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author draws on the most recent research into science, mathematics, and space in a study of the mysteries of life, addressing such topics as global warming, the abortion debate, life on Mars, and his own battle with myelodysplasia
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
212942
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
500
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q173
LC item number
.S24 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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thoughts on life and death at the brink of the millennium
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Billions and billions : thoughts on life and death at the brink of the millennium, Carl Sagan
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-234) and index
Contents
Billions and billions -- The Persian chessboard -- Monday-night hunters -- The gaze of God and the dripping faucet -- Four cosmic questions -- So many suns, so many worlds -- The world that came in the mail -- The environment: where does prudence lie? -- Croesus and Cassandra -- A piece of the sky is missing -- Ambush: the warming of the world -- Escape from ambush -- Religion and science: an alliance -- The common enemy -- Abortion: is it possible to be both "pro-life" and "pro-choice"? (cowritten with Ann Druyan) -- The rules of the game -- Gettyburg and now (cowritten with Ann Druyan)-- The twentieth century -- In the valley of the shadow -- Epilogue (Anne Druyan)
Control code
2262280
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 241 p.
Isbn
9780679411604
Lccn
96052730
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  • (OCoLC)ocm36066119
  • (OCoLC)36066119
Label
Billions and billions : thoughts on life and death at the brink of the millennium, Carl Sagan
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-234) and index
Contents
Billions and billions -- The Persian chessboard -- Monday-night hunters -- The gaze of God and the dripping faucet -- Four cosmic questions -- So many suns, so many worlds -- The world that came in the mail -- The environment: where does prudence lie? -- Croesus and Cassandra -- A piece of the sky is missing -- Ambush: the warming of the world -- Escape from ambush -- Religion and science: an alliance -- The common enemy -- Abortion: is it possible to be both "pro-life" and "pro-choice"? (cowritten with Ann Druyan) -- The rules of the game -- Gettyburg and now (cowritten with Ann Druyan)-- The twentieth century -- In the valley of the shadow -- Epilogue (Anne Druyan)
Control code
2262280
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 241 p.
Isbn
9780679411604
Lccn
96052730
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm36066119
  • (OCoLC)36066119

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