Me and the Biospheres: A Memoir by the Inventor of Biosphere 2

March 7, 2018|
Me and the Biospheres: A Memoir by the Inventor of Biosphere 2
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The life story of John P. Allen, inventor of the largest laboratory for global ecology ever built and one of the most luminous minds of our time. Contained within a magnificently designed air-tight glass-and-steel-framed setting, Biosphere 2 covered three acres of Arizona desert and included models of seven biomes: an ocean with coral reef, marsh, rainforest, savannah, desert, farm and a micro-city. Eight people lived inside this structure for two years (1991-1993) and set world records in human life support while monitoring their impact on the environment and providing crucial data for future manned missions into outer space. Humorous and reminiscent of Whitman, Me and the Biospheres is a tribute to the ingenuity and dauntlessness of the human mind and a passionate call to reawaken to the beauty of our peerless home, Biosphere 1, the Earth.

Title:Me and the Biospheres: A Memoir by the Inventor of Biosphere 2Format:Kobo ebookPublished:7 mars 2018Publisher:Synergetic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990056359683

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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