Vera M. Kolb
CRC Press; 1st edition
Astrobiology is the study of the evolution; origin; distribution; and future of life on Earth. This exciting and significant field of research also investigates the potential existence and search for extra-terrestrial life in the Solar System and beyond.
This is the first handbook in this burgeoning and interdisciplinary field. Edited by Vera Kolb; a highly respected astrobiologist; this comprehensive resource; Handbook of Astrobiology (PDF) captures the history and current state of the field. Rich in information and easy to use; it assumes basic knowledge and provides answers to questions from practitioners and specialists in the field; as well as providing key references for further study.
- Fills an important gap in the market; providing a comprehensive overview of the field
- Edited by an authority in the subject; with chapters written by experts in the many diverse areas that comprise astrobiology
- Contains in-depth and broad coverage of an exciting field that will only grow in importance in the decades ahead