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9780565091422: From the Beginning (Earth)
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Starting at the unimaginably hot, dense speck from which the universe originated, this text takes the reader on a journey in time, spanning the history of the Earth. The book travels through the enormity of time to the formation of the solar system and on to explore the Earth's past in detail. It describes the development of land, sea, atmosphere, climate and the origins of life, and features major events and landmarks in the Earth's turbulent development. Covering the process of early life on Earth, to the evolution of modern humans, until it reaches the planet at the end of the 20th century, supporting at least ten million living species

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'The market has been crying out for ...this well written, beautifully illustrated work... An excellent entree into geology, should be on everyone's bookshelf.' -- Down to Earth
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Katie Edwards is an exhibition interpretation manager at the Natural History Museum, and has developed the content for exhibitions covering the life and earth sciences. She scripted the From the Beginning exhibition in the Museum's famous Earth Galleries, which this book complements.
Brian Rosen is a Scientific Associate in the Department of Zoology at the Natural History Museum, and a former research scientist in the Department of Palaeontology. He works on living and fossil corals and reefs, with a general interest in biogeography and ecology.

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  • PublisherThe Natural History Museum
  • Publication date1999
  • ISBN 10 0565091425
  • ISBN 13 9780565091422
  • BindingPaperback
  • Number of pages72

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