Our Final Century: The 50/50 Threat to Humanity's Survival by Martin Rees

Our Final Century: The 50/50 Threat to Humanity's Survival by Martin Rees

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Our planet may be insignificant on a cosmic scale, but the evolution of intelligent life here makes it unusual, it is likely to be unique in our galaxy. Yet we may be on the verge of destroying int, of destroying ourselves - over the next century the future of life in the cosmos could be either jeopardised - of safeguarded for perpetuity.

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World authority on astrophysics, Sir Martin Rees, takes us on a journey through all the things which could wipe out mankind in the near future. From asteroids to disease to scientific discoveries gone wrong (from nanobots to the large Hadron collider) these are scenarios from disaster movies, analysed with a serious scientific eye. Some of these things definitely won't happen, some genuinely might - this is one book you won't be able to put down and which you'll never forget.

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SKU GOR001228015
Title Our Final Century: The 50/50 Threat to Humanity's Survival
Author By (author) Martin Rees
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Cornerstone
Year Published 2004
Number of Pages 240
ISBN 10 0099436868
ISBN 13 9780099436867
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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World authority on astrophysics, Sir Martin Rees, takes us on a journey through all the things which could wipe out mankind in the near future. From asteroids to disease to scientific discoveries gone wrong (from nanobots to the large Hadron collider) these are scenarios from disaster movies, analysed with a serious scientific eye. Some of these things definitely won't happen, some genuinely might - this is one book you won't be able to put down and which you'll never forget.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001228015
Title Our Final Century: The 50/50 Threat to Humanity's Survival
Author By (author) Martin Rees
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Cornerstone
Year Published 2004
Number of Pages 240
ISBN 10 0099436868
ISBN 13 9780099436867
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No