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    • Astrobiology: A Very Short Introduction

    • By: David C. Catling
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Astrobiology is the study of the origin and development of life on this and other planets. What fascinates people about astrobiology is that it seeks answers to long-standing unsolved questions: How quickly did life evolve on Earth and why did life persist here? Is there life elsewhere in the Solar System or beyond? The research of astrobiology has become more crucial than ever in recent decades, as biologists have discovered microbes that live in ever more extreme settings, such as bubbling hot springs, in acid, or deep within rocks.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Taming of the Cat

    • Scientific American
    • By: David C. Catling, Carlos A. Driscoll, Juliet Clutton-Brock, and others
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Genetic and archaeological finding suggest wildcats became house cats much earlier and in a much different place. This article was published in the June 2009 edition of Scientific American.

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    • The Taming of the Cat

    • Scientific American
    • By: David C. Catling, Carlos A. Driscoll, Juliet Clutton-Brock, and others
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Genetic and archaeological finding suggest wildcats became house cats much earlier and in a much different place. This article was published in the June 2009 edition of Scientific American.

    Regular price: $1.95