The symbiotic universe: life and the cosmos in unity

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Quill, Jun 1, 1989 - Science - 271 pages
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This critically acclaimed book argues that our existence--and every other form of life--is an utterly astonishing happening. Greenstein shows that our existence depends on a network of unlikely circumstances, a remarkable series of coincidences. Photos and drawings.

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Contents

The Second Sun
13
Life
31
The Anthropic Principle
45
Copyright

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GEORGE GREENSTEIN is Professor of Astronomy at Amherst College and the author of The Symbiotic Universe and Frozen Star. He is the recipient of both the Phi Beta Kappa Award for science writing and the American Institute of Physics/U.S. Steel Award. His essays appear regularly in the American Scholar magazine.

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