Alien Life Search: Quest for Extraterrestrial Organisms

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Crabtree Pub., 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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The Megatech Series introduces children to the exciting world of cutting-edge science and technology. The ground-breaking history of computers, the internet, cloning, and life beyond our own planet is explored along with:
-- developments for the future
-- potential problems that come with the advancement of technology
-- consequences for society and the environment
-- glossary explaining scientific terms and concepts

One hundred years ago, some astronomers thought they could see canals built on Mars. A space probe in the 1960s dashed this hope. Alien Life Search takes a fascinating scientific look at our early ideas of extraterrestrials and what we know today including:
-- the different galaxies of the universe
-- which planets may have the right conditions to support life
-- a scientific discussion of aliens, UFOs and how their spacecraft might work
-- a realistic look at claims of extraterrestrial sightings
-- a helpful glossary to explain scientific terms and concepts

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