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Shubin, Neil
The universe within : discovering the common history of rocks, planets, and people / Neil Shubin
New York : Pantheon Books, c2013
book jacket
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 4th Floor  QE28 .S526 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Geology
Petrology
Subject Earth -- Origin
Physical Description x, 225 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-208) and index
Contents Rocking our world -- Blasts from the past -- Lucky stars -- About time -- In the air -- Connecting the dots -- Kings of the hill -- Fevers and chills -- Cold facts -- Mothers of invention
Summary 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
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