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The Extraordinary Story of Life on Earth

Popular Science

By: Piero Angela and Alberto Angela

395 pages, Illus

Prometheus Books

Hardback | Mar 2010 | #65466 | ISBN-13: 9781573920438
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First published in Italy in 1991 and written in log book format, this book condenses four billion years of the earth's history into a single calendar year. The reconstruction of this story on is based on research in biochemistry, palaeontology, astrophysics, cell biology, zoology, and genetics. A useful introduction to this complex mystery!


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