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Origins of Life

By: Freeman Dyson

100 pages, illus

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Nov 1999 | Edition: 2 | #99480 | ISBN: 0521626684
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About this book

Analyzes the question of how naturally occurring chemicals could organise themselves into living entities with reference to important recent discoveries in geology and chemistry.

'This is first class update of the first editon.' Peter Mata, Spaceflight


Contents

Preface; 1. Illustrious predecessors; 2. Experiments and theories; 3. A toy model; 4. Open questions; Bibliography; Author index.


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