Alien lifesearch : quest for extraterrestrial organisms

by Jefferis, David.

Format: Print Book 1999
Availability: Available at 4 Libraries 4 of 4 copies
Available (4)
Location Collection Call #
Brentwood Library Juvenile Non-fiction JUV 516.8 Jefferis
Location  Brentwood Library
Collection  Juvenile Non-fiction
Call Number  JUV 516.8 Jefferis
CLP - Squirrel Hill Children's Non-Fiction Collection qj QB54.J44 1999
Location  CLP - Squirrel Hill
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction Collection
Call Number  qj QB54.J44 1999
Penn Hills Library Juvenile Non-Fiction j q 516.8 JEF
Location  Penn Hills Library
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
Call Number  j q 516.8 JEF
Shaler North Hills Library Juvenile Non-Fiction j 576.839 J
Location  Shaler North Hills Library
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
Call Number  j 576.839 J
Early ideas of extraterrestrials are compared with what we know today in Alien Life Search. A scientific discussion of aliens, UFOs and how their spacecraft might work provides the basis for exploring claims of extraterrestrial sightings. An overview of today's practical realities are considered and a helpful glossary explains scientific terms and concepts.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Gr. 4^-6. The Megatech Series addresses some exciting science topics and presents them in a balanced, informative and attractive format. Lifesearch focuses on humankind's fascination with the possibility of extraterrestrial intelligence. Of course conditions must be right to support life. The book describes what other planets might support life, alien searches, and UFO mysteries. If we can't really have any close encounters of the third kind, we can now have encounters of the virtual kind. Cyber Space introduces readers to computer simulation, the World Wide Web, and its many applications. Virtual reality is used in research, entertainment, surgery, and flight simulation, to name a few applications. A chapter on graphics explains how computer-generated images have changed animation. Both volumes feature crisp photos and drawings that will spark the interest of even reluctant readers. --Denia Hester"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Megatech.
Subjects Life on other planets -- Juvenile literature.
Galaxies -- Juvenile literature.
Exobiology -- Juvenile literature.
Life on other planets.
Extraterrestrial beings.
Outer space -- Exploration.
Publisher New York :Crabtree Pub.,1999
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
ISBN 0778700496 (rlb)
0778700593 (paper)
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