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Extraterrestrial Microbiology
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  • Authored by: Joseph A. Angelo, Jr.
  • From the Series: Life in the Universe
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  • ISBN-10: 1438193629
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-9362-5
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 05/01/2020
  • Dewey Number: 621.43
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up


This eBook describes the foundation of extraterrestrial microbiology, the scientific discipline that studies microorganisms in outer space, making it a must-read for any student interested in the intersection of astronomy and microbiology. Also discussed are the concerns about and protocols to prevent extraterrestrial contamination at the microscopic level—both of Earth by alien microorganisms and of other worlds by Earth's microorganisms.



About the Author(s)

Joseph A. Angelo, Jr., Ph.D., a retired lieutenant colonel with the U.S. Air Force, is currently a technical writer and a consulting futurist. Over the past 40 years, he has served as an adjunct professor at the Florida Institute of Technology, Rollins College, and Valencia College, specializing in space technology, nuclear technology, and astronomy.

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