Five Billion Years of Solitude

The Search for Life Among the Stars

by Lee Billings

Hardcover, 294 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $27.95 | purchase

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Five Billion Years of Solitude
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The Search for Life Among the Stars
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Lee Billings

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Book Summary

An intimate history of Earth and the quest for life beyond the solar system traces the discoveries of thousands of "exoplanets" throughout the past two years, including some with Earth-like characteristics that could possibly support life.