TitleEmigrating beyond Earth : human adaptation and space colonization
Author(s)Cameron M Smith;Evan T. Davies
PublicationNew York, Springer, 2012.
Description1 online resource : ill
Abstract Note&Quot;Emigrating Beyond Earth" puts space colonization into the context of human evolution. Rather than focusing on the technologies and strategies needed to colonize space, the authors examine the human and societal reasons for space colonization. They make space colonization seems like a natural step by demonstrating that if will continue the human species' 4 million-year-old legacy of adaptation to difficult new environments. The authors present many examples from the history of human expansion into new environments, including two amazing tales of human colonization - the prehistoric s
NotesIncludes bibliographical references and index
Keyword(s)1. EBOOK 2. EBOOK - SPRINGER 3. SPACE COLONIES 4. TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Aeronautics & Astronautics
Item TypeeBook
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