Biospheres: Metamorphosis of Planet Earth

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McGraw-Hill, 1990 - Science - 198 pages
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Earth as a cosmic seed is a biosphere. This book is about the concentric layers of experience at the Earth's surface, and the way the past gets tangled up in the present.

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This book basically consists of philosophical reflections on the reproduction of the Earth's environment on other planets and in self-contained enclosures on Earth. It is fundamentally an extension of ... Read full review


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Eric D. Schneider served as senior scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and director of the National Marine Water Quality Laboratory of the Environmental Protection Agency. His work on thermodynamics--a topic he has pursued for more than twenty years--has been widely anthologized and cited. Dorion Sagan is coauthor of "Acquiring Genomes" and "Up from Dragons," Called an "unmissable modern master" of science writing by "New Scientist," Sagan has written for the "New York Times," "Natural History," and "Wired," among other publications.

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