- Chapter 1: A Universe of Life?
- Chapter 10: The Nature and Evolution of Habitability
- Chapter 11: Habitability Outside the Solar System
- Chapter 12: The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
- Chapter 13: Interstellar Travel and the Fermi Paradox
- Chapter 2: The Science of Life in the Universe
- Chapter 3: The Universal Context of Life
- Chapter 4: The Habitability of Earth
- Chapter 5: The Nature of Life on Earth
- Chapter 6: The Origin and Evolution of Life on Earth
- Chapter 7: Searching for Life in Our Solar System
- Chapter 8: Mars
- Chapter 9: Life on Jovian Moons
Life in the Universe (Bennett Science & Math Titles) 3rd Edition - Solutions by Chapter
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Impermeable beds that hinder or prevent groundwater movement.
Establishing the equivalence of rocks of similar age in different areas.
Daily temperature range
The difference between the maximum and minimum temperatures for a day.
Undetected matter that is thought to exist in great quantities in the universe.
The combined effect of evaporation and transpiration.
A mountain valley that has been widened, deepened, and straightened by a glacier.
The kinetic energy of random molecular motion.
See Volcanic island arc.
A system for classifying climates devised by Wladimir Köppen that is based on mean monthly and annual values of temperature and precipitation.
The part of the mantle that extends from the core–mantle boundary to a depth of 660 kilometers.
A term often used synonymously with hypothesis but is less precise because it is sometimes used to describe a theory as well.
A star that explosively increases in brightness.
A temporary lake in a playa.
All geologic time prior to the Paleozoic era.
The nature of the change in atmospheric pressure over the past several hours. It can be a useful aid in short range weather prediction.
The period of Earth’s rotation with respect to the stars.
The fine sediment carried within the body of flowing water.
A form of limestone that is deposited by hot springs or as a cave deposit.
The dominant west-to-east motion of the atmosphere that characterizes the regions on the poleward side of the subtropical highs.
Air flowing horizontally with respect to Earth’s surface.