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Author Gardner, James N.

Title Intelligent universe : AI, ET, and the emerging mind of the cosmos / by James Gardner.

Publication Info. Franklin Lakes, N.J. : New Page Books, 2007.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  576.839 GAR    AVAILABLE
Description 269 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-263) and index.
Contents Introduction : it takes a giant cosmos to create life and mind -- Hitching a ride on the software of everything -- Stages on artificial life's way -- Singularities beyond singularities -- The Fermi paradox revisited -- Colonizing the cosmos at light speed -- The cosmic medium is the message -- Will religion survive contact? -- The universe is coming to life -- -- Afterword : childhood's end and the unity of everything -- Appendix A : the physical constants as biosignature -- Appendix B : Coevolution of the cosmic past and future -- Appendix C : the selfish biocosm.
Subject Exobiology.
Extraterrestrial anthropology.
Life on other planets.
Human-alien encounters.
Fermi's paradox.
End of the universe.
ISBN 9781564149190

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