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Genesis: The Scientific Quest for Life's Origin

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Life on Earth arose nearly 4 billion years ago, bursting forth from air, water, and rock. Though the process obeyed all the rules of chemistry and physics, the details of that original event pose as deep a mystery as any facing science. How did non-living chemicals become alive? While the question is (deceivingly) simple, the answers are unquestionably complex. Science inevitably plays a key role in any discussion of life's origins, dealing less with the question of why life appeared on Earth than with where, when, and how ...

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Genesis: The Scientific Quest for Life's Origin 2007, Joseph Henry Press, Washington, D.C.

ISBN-13: 9780309103107

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Genesis: The Scientific Quest for Life's Origin 2005, Joseph Henry Press, Washington, D.C.

ISBN-13: 9780309094320

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