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Lovelock and Gaia: Signs of Life

By: Jon Turney

157 pages, B/w photos

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Hardback | Dec 2003 | #138786 | ISBN: 1840464585
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Gaia denotes James Lovelock's theory that all living things are part of a single organism which shapes the planetary environment. This book describes the genesis of theory and its long struggle to gain respectability.

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Jon Turney teaches at University College London. Formerly science editor, then features editor of the times Higher Education Supplement, he reviews for New Scientist, the Guardian, the Independent and the New York times. He has been once winner and once runner up for the Association of British Science Writers annual awards.

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