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1Title:  The search for extraterrestrial intelligence: listening for life in the cosmos   
 Creator:  McDonough, Thomas R. | Klass, Philip J. 
 Publication:  Wiley, New York, ©1987. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-239). In nontechnical language, the author describes the projects and future possibilities in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. Within the infinite universe there exists the infinite possibility that we are not alone. Since 1959, scientists engaged in the SETI effort (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) have been quietly searching the cosmos for evidence of intelligent life--a discovery, that, if made, will be the most dramatic event in human history. And it's getting harder to detect signals from space--the very technology that makes it possible to detect other civilizations is now clogging the skies with radio pollution from ground-based radio transmitters, spy satellites, and communications satellites. In this intriguing behind-the-scenes view of the search for ET, McDonough reveals recent scientific advances and controversies, battles with the government to get various projects funded, and international projects--particularly those of the Soviets. He also provides an entertaining look at Alien in literature and popular culture, as well some exciting speculation for the future. 
 Extent:  xi, 244 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  Life on other planets | Life on other planets | Intelligent extraterrestrial life | Authors' autographs

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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2Title:  Are the planets inhabited?   
 Creator:  Shipley, Maynard, 1872-1934 | Haldeman-Julius, E. (Emanuel), 1888-1951 | Haldeman-Julius Company | Roger S. Baskes Collection (Newberry Library) 
 Notes:  Edited by E. Haldeman-Julius. Advertisements, pages 63-64; highest number advertised is no. 667. Illustration of editor on back cover. Includes bibliographical references. 
 Extent:  64 pages ; 13 cm. 
 Subjects:  Life on other planets | Life on other planets | Kansas 1925-1945 Imprints

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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3Title:  An essay on comets: in two parts. Part I. Containing an attempt to explain the phaenomena of the tails of comets, and to account for their perpetual opposition to the sun, upon the philosophical principles. Part II. Pointing out some important ends for which these tails were probably designed: wherein it is shewn, that, in consequence of these curious appendages, comets may be inhabited worlds, and even comfortable habituations; notwithstanding the vast excentricities of their orbits. : The whole interspersed with observations and reflections on the sun and primary planets   
 Creator:  Oliver, A. (Andrew), 1731-1799 | Winthrop, John, 1714-1779 
 Publication:  Printed and sold by Samuel Hall, near the exchange, Salem [Mass.], New-England, MDCCLXXII. [1772] 
 Notes:  Dedicated to John Winthrop. Errata note, p. vi. 
 Extent:  [6], vi, 87, [1] p., [1] folded leaf of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. (8vo) 
 Subjects:  Comets | Life on other planets

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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4Title:  Where are they?   
 Creator:  Bostrom, Nick. 
 Publication:  Cambridge, Mass, 2008. 
 Extent:  p. 72-77. : ill. (col.) ; 27 cm. 
 Subjects:  Life on other planets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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5Title:  Worlds without end: The historic search for extraterrestrial life   
 Creator:  Hennessey, R.A.S. 
 Publication:  Tempus, Charleston, S.C, c1999] 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. 152-153) and index. 
 Extent:  160 p. : ill., facsims., ports. ; 26 cm. 
 Subjects:  Life on other planets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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6Title:  Creating a cosmic discipline: The crystallization and consolidation of exobiology, 1957-1973   
 Creator:  Strick, James Edgar, 1956- 
 Publication:  Dordrecht, 2004. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references. 
 Extent:  p. 131-180. : ports., tables ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Life on other planets | Exobiology

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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7Title:  The new science of astrobiology: From genesis of the living cell to evolution of intelligent behaviour in the universe   
 Creator:  Chela-Flores, Julian. 
 Publication:  Kluwer, Dordrecht, [c2001] 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-233) and index. 
 Extent:  xxviii, 251 p. : ill. (some colored), ports., tables ; 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  Life on other planets | Exobiology

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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8Title:  The search for life in the universe   
 Creator:  Goldsmith, Donald. | Owen, Tobias C. 
 Publication:  Addison-Wesley, Reading, Mass, [c1992] 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  xiii, 530 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), charts, facsims., ports., tables ; 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Life on other planets | Astronomy

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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9Title:  Inscribed matter as an energy-efficient means of communication with an extraterrestrial civilization   
 Creator:  Rose, Christopher. | Wright, Gregory. 
 Publication:  London, Eng, 2004. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references. 
 Extent:  p. 47-49. : chart ; 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  Life on other planets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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10Title:  Refugees for life in a hostile universe   
 Creator:  Gonzalez, Guillermo, 1944- 
 Publication:  New York, 2001. 
 Extent:  p. 60-67. : ill. (colored), charts (colored) ; 27 cm. 
 Subjects:  Galaxies | Life on other planets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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11Title:  The search for extraterrestrial intelligence: A philosophical inquiry   
 Creator:  Lamb, David, 1942- 
 Publication:  Routledge, London, Eng, [c2001] 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-206) and index. 
 Extent:  x, 210 p. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Life on other planets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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12Title:  Contact: The day after   
 Creator:  Folger, Timothy. 
 Publication:  New York, 2011. 
 Extent:  p. [40]-45. : ill. (col.), port. (col.) ; 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  Life on other planets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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13Title:  Other earths and the search for life in the universe   
 Creator:  Marcy, Geoffrey W. 
 Publication:  Philadelphia, Pa, 2010. 
 Notes:  From the Symposium: Space: The evolving frontier. April 2008. Includes bibliographical references. 
 Extent:  p. 422-438. : ill., charts, facsims. ; 26 cm. 
 Subjects:  Life on other planets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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14Title:  Extraterrestrial life and our world view at the turn of the millennium   
 Creator:  Dick, Steven J. | Smithsonian Institution Libraries. 
 Publication:  Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Washington, DC, 2000. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references. 
 Extent:  vii, 47 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims, port. (col.) ; 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Life on other planets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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15Title:  Cosmic (in)significance   
 Creator:  Scharf, Caleb. 
 Publication:  New York, 2014. 
 Extent:  p. 74-77. : ill. (col.) ; 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  Cosmology | Life on other planets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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16Title:  An essay on comets: in two parts. Part I. Containing an attempt to explain the phaenomena of the tails of comets, and to account for their perpetual opposition to the sun, upon the philosophical principles. Part II. Pointing out some important ends for which these tails were probably designed: wherein it is shewn, that, in consequence of these curious appendages, comets may be inhabited worlds, and even comfortable habituations; notwithstanding the vast excentricities of their orbits. : The whole interspersed with observations and reflections on the sun and primary planets   
 Creator:  Oliver, A. (Andrew), 1731-1799 | Winthrop, John, 1714-1779 | Hall, Samuel, 1740-1807 
 Publication:  Printed and sold by Samuel Hall, near the exchange, Salem [Mass.], New-England, MDCCLXXII. [1772] 
 Notes:  Dedicated to John Winthrop. Signatures: pi² [A]⁴ B-M⁴ (M4 verso blank). Errata note, p. vi. 
 Extent:  [6], vi, 87, [1] p., [1] folded leaf of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. (8vo) 
 Subjects:  Comets | Life on other planets

 
Collection:  Hagley Library 
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17Title:  Strange world of the moon: an enquiry into lunar physics   
 Creator:  Firsoff, V. A. (Valdemar Axel), 1912- 
 Publication:  Hutchinson, London, [1959] 
 Extent:  226 p. illus. 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Life on other planets | Moon

 
Collection:  Wagner Free Institute of Science 
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18Title:  Are the planets inhabited?   
 Creator:  Shipley, Maynard, 1872-1934 
 Publication:  Haldeman-Julius Co, Girard, Kan, c1924. 
 Notes:  Light blue wrapper; series number in large type; no imprint on front; no advertisements on back. Cf. Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America LXIV: 29-78. Includes bibliographical references. 'Other Little blue books': p. 63-64. 
 Extent:  64 p. ; 13 cm. 
 Subjects:  Life on other planets

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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19Title:  All these worlds are yours: the scientific search for alien life   
 Creator:  Willis, Jon 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographic references (page 199-205) and index. "Long before space travel was possible, the idea of life beyond Earth transfixed humans. In this fascinating book, astronomer Jon Willis explores the science of astrobiology and the possibility of locating other life in our own galaxy. Describing the most recent discoveries by space exploration missions, including the Kepler space telescope, the Mars Curiosity rover, and the New Horizons probe, Willis asks readers to imagine--and choose among--five scenarios for finding life. He encourages us to wonder whether life might exist within Mars's subsoil ice. He reveals the vital possibilities on the water-ice moons Europa and Enceladus. He views Saturn's moon Titan through the lens of our own planet's ancient past. And, he even looks beyond our solar system, investigating the top candidates for a "second Earth" in a myriad of exoplanets and imagining the case of a radio signal arriving from deep space. Covering the most up-to-date research, this accessibly written book provides readers with the basic knowledge necessary to decide where they would look for alien life"--Jacket. 
 Extent:  xi, 214 pages ; 22 cm 
 Subjects:  Exobiology | Life on other planets

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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20Title:  Die Bewohnbarkeit der Planeten   
 Creator:  Schewick, Heinrich van, 1910- 
 Publication:  Butzon & Bercker, Kevelaer, 1950. 
 Notes:  Publisher's advertisements: p. [2]-[3] of cover. Gift of Herbert Holl. 
 Extent:  32 p. ; 17 cm. 
 Subjects:  Life on other planets | Planets

 
Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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