To see accurate pricing, please choose your delivery country.
United States
All Shops
We're still open for business - read our Brexit and Covid-19 statements

British Wildlife

8 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published eight times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Subscriptions from £40 per year

Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £18 per year
Academic & Professional Books  Reference  Physical Sciences  Astrobiology

Astrobiology, Comets and the Origin of Life

By: Chandra Wickramasinghe
Astrobiology, Comets and the Origin of Life
Click to have a closer look
  • Astrobiology, Comets and the Origin of Life ISBN: 9789812566355 Hardback Oct 2009 Usually dispatched within 1 week
Price: £60.99
About this book Customer reviews Related titles

About this book

The idea that comets may be connected with the origins of life on Earth was considered heresy decades ago, but is now slowly gaining respect and support. The recent surge of interest in astrobiology has led to a spate of books designed for university courses, but the subject of cometary panspermia is only dealt with very briefly. Future space missions are directed to verifying aspects of this subject, and this definitive book by one of the pioneers of the field makes essential reading. The book presents the growing case for cometary panspermia in a cogent form, citing evidence from space science, geology and biology. It forms an important component of any undergraduate course on astrobiology, whilst also serving the needs of researchers in the field.

Customer Reviews

By: Chandra Wickramasinghe
Media reviews

This book provides a very cogent, scientific and orderly review of the Hoyle-Wickaramsinghe revival of the ancient theory of panspermia. -- Professor Gilbert V Levin "Arizona State University"

Current promotions
British WildlifeField Studies CouncilSpecial Offer: Ecology and Natural History bookOrder your free copy of our 2021 equipment catalogues