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The Resource Cradle of life : the discovery of earth's earliest fossils, J. William Schopf

Cradle of life : the discovery of earth's earliest fossils, J. William Schopf

Label
Cradle of life : the discovery of earth's earliest fossils
Title
Cradle of life
Title remainder
the discovery of earth's earliest fossils
Statement of responsibility
J. William Schopf
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1941-
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Schopf, J. William
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH325
LC item number
.S384 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Life
  • Evolutionary paleobiology
  • Paleontology
  • Micropaleontology
Label
Cradle of life : the discovery of earth's earliest fossils, J. William Schopf
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [349]-355) and indexes
Contents
Darwin's dilemma -- Birth of a new field of science -- The oldest fossils and what they mean -- How did life begin? -- Metabolic memories of the earliest cells -- So far, so fast, so early? -- Stromatolites : earth's first high-rise condos -- Cyanobacteria : earth's oldest "living fossils" -- Cells like ours arise at last -- Solution to Darwin's dilemma -- Epilogue : Extraordinary claims! Extraordinary evidence? -- Fossils, foibles, and frauds -- The hunt for life on Mars
Control code
39839128
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 367 p., 8 p. of plates
Isbn
9780691002309
Isbn Type
(cl. : alk. paper)
Lccn
98042443
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Label
Cradle of life : the discovery of earth's earliest fossils, J. William Schopf
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [349]-355) and indexes
Contents
Darwin's dilemma -- Birth of a new field of science -- The oldest fossils and what they mean -- How did life begin? -- Metabolic memories of the earliest cells -- So far, so fast, so early? -- Stromatolites : earth's first high-rise condos -- Cyanobacteria : earth's oldest "living fossils" -- Cells like ours arise at last -- Solution to Darwin's dilemma -- Epilogue : Extraordinary claims! Extraordinary evidence? -- Fossils, foibles, and frauds -- The hunt for life on Mars
Control code
39839128
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 367 p., 8 p. of plates
Isbn
9780691002309
Isbn Type
(cl. : alk. paper)
Lccn
98042443
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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