Life on Earth -- and Beyond

Life on Earth -- and Beyond

by Pamela S. Turner


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Is there life beyond Earth?

NASA astrobiologist Dr. Chris McKay has searched the earth's most extreme environments on his quest to understand what factors are necessary to sustain life.

Pamela S. Turner offers readers an inside look at Dr. McKay's research, explaining his findings and his hopes for future exploration both on Earth and beyond. Behind-the-scenes photos capture Dr. McKay, his expeditions, and the amazing microbes that survive against all odds.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580891332
Publisher: Charlesbridge
Publication date: 02/28/2008
Edition description: New
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 7.97(w) x 10.39(h) x 0.53(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Pamela S. Turner is the author of HACHIKO: THE TRUE STORY OF A LOYAL DOG (Houghton Mifflin), and GORILLA DOCTORS: SAVING ENDANGERED GREAT APES (Houghton Mifflin), an ALA Notable book. She lives in Oakland, California.

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