Life on Earth
And Beyond: An Astrobiologist's Quest
By Pamela S. Turner
(Charlesbridge Publishing, Hardcover, 9781580891332, 109pp.)
Publication Date: February 2008
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NASA astrobiologist Dr. Chris McKay has searched the earth's most extreme environments on his quest to understand what factors are necessary to sustain life.
Pamela S. Turner offers readers an inside look at Dr. McKay's research, explaining his findings and his hopes for future exploration both on Earth and beyond. Behind-the-scenes photos capture Dr. McKay, his expeditions, and the amazing microbes that survive against all odds.