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Oasis in space: earth history from the beginning. By Preston Cloud

Oasis in space: earth history from the beginning. By Preston Cloud

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Published by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical geology

  • Edition Notes

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    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE 26.2 C56 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination508 p.
    Number of Pages508
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22056949M
    ISBN 100393019527

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Oasis in Space: Earth History from the Beginning Paperback – February 1, by Preston Cloud (Author)Cited by: Thus Cloud's overview of earth history from the beginning is welcome. Written like a good earth science textbook for the nonspecialist, this book does an admirable job of explaining what scientists believe and why they believe it.

It details both the conventional wisdom and some of the interesting but controversial new ideas/5(3). Oasis in Space. Earth History from the Beginning. Preston Cloud. Norton, New York, xviii, pp., illus. $ Commonwealth Book Fund ProgramAuthor: Euan Nisbet. Preston Cloud, an internationally recognized scientist whose research ranged from the evolution of life on Earth to the study of moon rocks, has died at his Santa Barbara home at age Get this from a library.

Oasis in space: Earth history from the beginning. [Preston Cloud]. All about Oasis in Space: Earth History from the Beginning by Preston Cloud.

LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist/5(1). more history into the first 85 per cent of geologic time, to bring that into more appropriate balance with the con- ventional last 15 per cent’.

However, there is more to this book than an expanded history of the Earth in the Pre- cambrian. Preston Cloud attempts to write for the lay- man, and thus throughout the book he introduces the. Oasis in space: Earth history from the beginning / Preston Cloud The black cloud / Fred Hoyle Resources and man; a study and recommendations, by the Committee on.

This history of the earth as now viewed is nicely portrayed diagrammatically on the front end-papers of Cloud's life-summative book, Oasis in Space ().

Cloud was a stickler for accuracy in nomenclatural concepts and was eloquently outspoken before international commissions on the distinctions between time and rocks and other matters.

Notably, his book, Cosmos, Earth, and Man: A Short History of the Universe, written for a general readership, has been called 'one of the first and finest presentations of "a more ample and more coherent picture of the world"' (Alles), and his Oasis in Space: Earth History from the Beginning a "comprehensive work of synthesis and reflection a documented history of the earth and life on it Doctoral advisor: C.

Dunbar. From Preston Cloud "Oasis In Space: Earth History From the Beginning"W. Norton and Company. Galileo discovers the force of levity. From "Science Askew" by D. Simanek and J. Holden, "Science Askew",IoP Publishing. Cloud, Preston, ‏ Preston Cloud American scientist Cloud, Preston Ercelle, Cloud, Preston Cloud, Preston, Cloud, Preston E., 'Oasis in Space' By Preston Cloud, W.

Norton, ppPounds sterling GIVEN THE popular coverage of 'green' issues it is easy to get the impression that the Earth's environment has. Preston Cloud, a geologist who wrote extensively on the early history of the Earth and on the evolution of life, died Jan. 16 at his home in Santa Barbara, Calif.

He was 78 years old. Achille and Giovanni were italian brothers. They were passionate radio operators. In novemberthey captured a weird signal coming directly from the space. It sounds like science fiction, but journalist Stephen Petranek considers it fact: within 20 years, humans will live on Mars.

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Preston Ercelle Cloud, Jr. (* September in West Upton, Earth and Man: Short History of the Universe. Oasis in Space: Earth History from the Beginning, W. Norton,ISBN Preise. Penrose-Medaille der Geological Society of. The Timetables of Science: A Chronology of the Most Important People and Events in the History of Science.

Alexander Hellemans and Bryan Bunch. Simon and Schuster, New York. Preston Cloud's Cosmos, Earth, and Man () aimed at integrating the largest timescales—from the creation of the universe to the creation of Earth—with the more modest scale of human history. Rocket Men is a study in missed opportunity.

The author, snared in the spell of his subject, failed to see what he really had: A good book about the Cold War arms race. At the center of this book is a close study of the rocket and missile science essential to Cold War policy on both sides of the iron curtain, most notably how the space race served as a demilitarized proxy for testing communist /5.Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library.Books shelved as science-non-fiction: A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking, A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson, Astrophysics for P.