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The universe within : discovering the common history of rocks, planets, and people / Neil Shubin.

Authors: Shubin, Neil.
Call number: 550 SHU
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, c2013.
Publication date: c2013.
Subject: Geology.
Petrology.
Earth (Planet) -- Origin.
Title: The universe within : discovering the common history of rocks, planets, and people / Neil Shubin.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: x, 225 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Contents note: Rocking our world -- Blasts from the past -- Lucky stars -- About time -- Ascent of big -- Connecting the dots -- Kings of the hill -- Fevers and chills -- Cold facts -- Mothers of invention.
Summary note: Shubin shows how the entirety of the universe's fourteen-billion-year history can be seen in our bodies as he moves from our very molecular composition (a result of stellar events at the origin of our solar system) through the workings of our eyes.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-208) and index.
ISBN: 9780307378439 (hbk.)
0307378438 (hbk.)
LCCN: 2012007541
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1412784
Bib No.: 1412784

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