Joined: May 2002
2000 "The Emergence of Life on Earth: A Historical and Scientific Overview" Rutgers University Press
This is still the best single cover book available. This is sad actually, because there is a huge amount of new work that needs to be presented to general readers.
(Hazen has too many personal issues that he lets into his book).
Shapiro has made a career out of being negative. Every ship needs an anchor, and Shapiro is the anchor for OOL. That is not for me.
I am in the process of writing up some material, and I have descided to use it as a doctoral proposal.
No need to tell me- I think that it is very weird too: GREs, orals, at my age. I must be sick. Maybe I'll recover. But if I am to personally follow this, I need a lab and graduate students have access to labs.
Edited by Dr.GH on Dec. 30 2006,20:10
"Science is the horse that pulls the cart of philosophy."
L. Susskind, 2004 "SMOLIN VS. SUSSKIND: THE ANTHROPIC PRINCIPLE"