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Kanipe, Jeff, 1953-
The cosmic connection : how astronomical events impact life on Earth / Jeff Kanipe
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, c2009
book jacket
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 4th Floor  QB52 .K26 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Astronomy -- Miscellanea
Cosmology -- Miscellanea
Physical Description 296 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-287) and index
Contents Tilt-a-whirl world -- An imperfect sun -- A temperamental sun -- At any time -- Keep your distance -- There goes the neighborhood -- Keep watching the skies! -- Exotica -- The ultimate cosmic connection
Summary In this sweeping tour of the cosmos and our place in it, acclaimed science writer Jeff Kanipe shows the many ways we are connected to the vast universe we inhabit. Tracing the whole natural history of how events in the near and far universe have influenced life on Earth today, and how they might influence life in the future, Kanipe covers the gamut of known and theorized events, not only in a historical context but in a future context as well. As the title suggests, Kanipe shows how these events are all interconnected

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