The Aliens Are Coming!: The Extraordinary Science Behind Our Search for Life in the Universe

November 1, 2016|
The Aliens Are Coming!: The Extraordinary Science Behind Our Search for Life in the Universe by Ben Miller
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Actor and bestselling science writer Ben Miller takes readers to the cutting edge of one of the greatest questions of all: Is there life beyond Earth?
 
For millennia, we have looked up at the stars and wondered whether we are alone in the universe, but in the last few years-as our probes begin to escape the solar system, and our telescopes reveal thousands of Earthlike planets-scientists have taken huge leaps toward an answer. "Forget science fiction," author Ben Miller writes. "We are living through one of the most extraordinary revolutions in the history of science: the emergent belief of a generation of physicists, biologists, and chemists that we are not alone."
 
The Aliens Are Coming! is a refreshingly clear, hugely entertaining guide to the search for alien life. Miller looks everywhere for insight, from the Big Bang''s sea of energy that somehow became living matter, to the equations that tell us Earth is not so rare, to the clues bacteria hold to how life started. And he makes the case that our growing understanding of life itself will help us predict whether it exists elsewhere, what it might look like, and when we might find it.
 
Ben Miller, a trained quantum physicist, is an actor and comedian, perhaps best known for his role as the sidekick in Johnny English. He is also the bestselling author of It''s Not Rocket Science, and host of the TV show of the same name. He has hosted numerous other TV and radio documentaries on subjects as varied as temperature and t...
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Title:The Aliens Are Coming!: The Extraordinary Science Behind Our Search for Life in the Universe
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:304 pages, 8.2 X 5.5 X 0.9 in
Shipping dimensions:304 pages, 8.2 X 5.5 X 0.9 in
Published:November 1, 2016
Publisher:Experiment
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781615193653

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