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Life in our universe. Season 1 / the Teaching Company ; Professor Laird Close.

Close, Laird, (college teacher.).
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Great courses (DVD)

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (24 video files (approximately 720 min.)) : sound, color.
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses, 2013.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Episode 5 Impacts - Bringers of Death ... or Life? Episode 20 Fermi Paradox - Where Is Everyone? Episode 10 Has Mars Always Been Dead? Episode 9 Astrobiology - Life beyond Earth Episode 4 Early Earth and Its Moon Episode 24 Search for Another Earth Episode 7 Common Themes for All Life on Earth Episode 2 Bang! A Universe Built for Life Episode 8 Origin of Terrestrial Life Episode 17 A Tour of Exotic Alien Solar Systems Episode 23 Future of Terrestrial Life Episode 14 Liquid on Titan and Enceladus Episode 1 Is There Life Elsewhere in Our Universe? Episode 11 Evidence for Fossilized Life from Mars Episode 21 Space Travel - A Reality Check Episode 22 Terraforming a Planet Episode 6 Evidence of the First Life on Earth Episode 18 Extraterrestrial Intelligent Life Episode 3 A Star Is Born - Forming the Solar System Episode 15 Discovery of Extrasolar Planets Episode 13 Liquid Assets - The Moons of Jupiter Episode 19 SETI - The Search for Intelligent Life Episode 16 Kepler Spacecraft's Planets Episode 12 Could Life Ever Have Existed on Venus?.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Taught by Professor Laird Close, The University of Arizona.
Summary, etc.:
Are we alone in the universe? Or does the cosmos pulse with diverse life forms? Life in Our Universe reveals the cutting-edge research leading scientists to believe that life is not exclusively the domain of Earth. Taught by an award-winning professor of astronomy and astrophysics, these 24 stunningly visual lectures offer an unparalleled look at some of the universe's most vexing dilemmas.
Target Audience Note:
Rated TVPG.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Universe.
Planetary theory.
Life on other planets.

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