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The origin and evolution of Earth : from the Big Bang to the future of human existence / Robert M. Hazen.

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Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch GC 550 HAZEN (Text) Book 33946003082976 Great Courses . 2nd Floor Available -
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  • ISBN: 1629970220
  • ISBN: 9781629970226
  • Physical Description: 24 sound discs : 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (viii, 335 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.).
  • Publisher: Chantilly, VA : The Teaching Company, 2013.

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General Note: Course no. 1740.
Formatted Contents Note: disc 1: Mineralogy and a new view of Earth -- Origin and evolution of the early universe -- disc 2: Origins of the elements: nucleosynthesis -- Ur-minerals, first crystals in the cosmos -- disc 3: Presolar dust grains: chemistry begins -- Coming to grips with Deep Time -- disc 4: The birth of the Solar System -- The early Solar System: terrestrial planets -- disc 5: Hints from the gas giants -- Meteorites: the oldest objects you can hold -- disc 6 Mineral evolution, go! chondrite meteorites -- Meteorite types and planetesimals -- disc 7: Achondrites and geochemical affinities -- The accretion and differentiation of Earth -- disc 8: How did the moon form? -- The big thwack! -- disc 9: The "Big Six" elements of early Earth -- The black Earth: peridotite to Basalt -- disc 10: Origins of the oceans -- Blue Earth and the water cycle -- disc 11: Earth and Mars versus Mercury and the moon -- Gray Earth: clays and the rise of Granite -- disc 12: Earth's mineralogy takes off: pegmatites -- Moving continents and the rock cycle -- disc 13: Plate tectonics changes everything -- Geochemistry to biochemistry: raw materials -- disc 14: Biomolecules: select, concentrate, assemble -- Why reproduction? world enough time -- disc 15: Eons, eras, and strategies of early life -- Red Earth: the great oxidation event -- disc 16: Earliest microbial and molecular fossils? -- Microbial mats and which minerals can form -- disc 17: Earth's greatest mineral explosion -- The boring billion? cratons and continents -- 18: The supercontinent cycle -- Feedback loops and tipping points -- disc 19: Snowball Earth and hothouse Earth -- The second great oxidation event -- disc 20: Deep carbon: deep life, fuels, and methane -- Biominerals and early animals -- disc 21: Between Rodinia and Pangaea: plants on land -- Life speeds up: oxygen and climate swings -- disc 22: From the "Great dying" to dinosaurs -- Impact! from dinosaurs to mammals -- disc 23: Humans and the anthropocene epoch -- The next 5 billion years -- disc 24: The nearer future -- Coevolution of geosphere and biosphere.
Subject: Earth (Planet)
Earth sciences.

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