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Author Billings, Lee, author.

Title Five billion years of solitude : the search for life among the stars / Lee Billings.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Current, 2013.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 East Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - EMPG-6  576.839 BIL    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  576.839 BIL    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  576.839 BIL    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  576.839 BIL    AVAILABLE
Description vii, 294 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Looking for longevity -- Drake's orchids -- A fractured empire -- The worth of a world -- After the gold rush -- The big picture -- Out of equilibrium -- Aberrations of the light -- The order of the null -- Into the barren lands.
Summary An intimate history of Earth and the quest for life beyond the solar system traces the discoveries of thousands of "exoplanets" throughout the past two years, including some with Earth-like characteristics that could possibly support life.
Subject Life on other planets.
Extrasolar planets.
Added Title 5 billion years of solitude
ISBN 9781617230066

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