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作者 Hazen, Robert M., 1948- author
書名 Symphony in C : carbon and the evolution of (almost) everything / Robert M. Hazen
出版項 New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2019]
國際標準書號 9780393609431
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 地球所圖書館  QD181.C1 H429 2019    到期 06-22-20    30310100115309
03-06-2020 已為 地球所圖書館 訂購 1 本.
版本 First edition
說明 xviii, 282 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
Silence -- Movement I: Earth: carbon, the element of crystals. Prelude : before Earth ; Exposition : Earth emerges and evolves ; Development : deep Earth carbon ; Recapitulation : carbon worlds ; Coda : unanswered questions -- Movement II: Air: carbon, the element of cycles. Introduction : before air ; Arioso : the origin of Earth's atmosphere ; Intermezzo : the deep carbon cycle ; Arioso, da capo : atmospheric change ; Coda : the known, the unknown, and the unknowable -- Movement III: Fire: carbon, the element of stuff. Introduction : material world ; Scherzo : useful stuff ; Trio : nano stuff ; Scherzo, da capo : stories ; Coda : music -- Movement IV: Water: carbon, the element of life. Introduction : the primeval Earth ; Exposition : origins of life ; Development : life evolving (theme and variation) ; Recapitulation : the human carbon cycle ; Finale : earth, air, fire, and water
"Carbon is everywhere: in the paper of this book and the blood of our bodies. It's with us from beginning to end, present in our baby clothes and coffin alike. We live on a carbon planet, and we are carbon life. No other element is so central to our well-being; yet, when missing or misaligned, carbon atoms can also bring about disease and even death. At once ubiquitous and mysterious, carbon holds the answers to some of humanity's biggest questions. Where did Earth come from? What will ultimately become of it--and of us? With poetic storytelling, earth scientist Robert M. Hazen explores the universe to discover the past, present, and future of life's most essential element."
主題 Carbon
Carbon cycle (Biogeochemistry)
Chemical bonds
Chemistry, Organic
Carbon. fast (OCoLC)fst00846775
Carbon cycle (Biogeochemistry) fast (OCoLC)fst00846810
Chemical bonds. fast (OCoLC)fst00852856
Chemistry, Organic. fast (OCoLC)fst00853501
Historische Geologie gnd
Kohlenstoff gnd
Kohlenstoffkreislauf gnd
NonFiction. lcgft
Alt Title Carbon and the evolution of (almost) everything
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