Beyond Earth: Our Path to a New Home in the Planets
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Beyond Earth: Our Path to a New Home in the Planets

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From a leading planetary scientist and an award-winning science writer: a propulsive account of t.......

Title:Beyond Earth: Our Path to a New Home in the Planets
Edition Language:English
ISBN:0804197970
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:320 pages

    Beyond Earth: Our Path to a New Home in the Planets Reviews

  • Morgan
    Jul 16, 2016

    Beyond Earth is a great view of the current status of space exploration, as well as a thought experiment about how things could turn out. Each chapter covers a different aspect of space colonization a...

  • Emannuel K.
    Dec 12, 2016

    Great idea, awful execution. If this book restrained itself to exploring the many researches on technology that could make possible human living outside earth, it would be so much better. Instead of d...

  • Ryan
    Dec 30, 2016

    There are a lot of really great aspects to this book, but unfortunately the author's insistence that their version of the future is the correct version based on "science" really pulled the rating down...

  • Ross
    Nov 30, 2016

    This is science fiction posing as real science. Actually it is more like fantasy posing as science.The author's assertion that we Earthlings will have to go to Titian to live is really preposterous.A ...

  • Adam  McPhee
    Jan 05, 2017

    Too much billionaire worship and too much victim blaming. They blame NASA's problems on itself, when really it's not given enough funding and keeps having its mandates changed. As a survey of what's g...

  • Lauren W
    Dec 29, 2016

    This book was a good hook for stretching the imagination of what could be possible for living on another planet/moon. The writing was a little scattered and biased at times but the larger points still...

  • Todd
    Nov 30, 2016

    Beyond Earth is a nonfiction popular science book with a couple of tricks up its sleeve. First, it mixes in a near-future science fiction story as it covers our current understanding of planetary scie...

  • Kenneth
    Jan 18, 2017

    Outstanding and enthralling. ...

  • David Hoag
    Dec 28, 2016

    I enjoy very recent non-fiction publications as opposed to old ones, and this book fits the bill. When reading in a twelve year old aerospace book about 'future missions' that were either cancelled or...