- 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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A well in which the water rises above the level where it was initially encountered.
That portion of the seafloor adjacent to the continents. It may include the continental shelf, continental slope, and continental rise.
Located beneath the mantle, it is the innermost layer of Earth. The core is divided into an outer core and an inner core.
The quantity of water in a stream that passes a given point in a period of time.
The apparent change in wavelength of radiation caused by the relative motions of the source and the observer.
A steep-sided inlet of the sea formed when a glacial trough was partially submerged.
The process, generally cementation and/or compaction, of converting sediments to solid rock.
A nearshore current that flows parallel to the shore.
The Latin name for the smooth areas of the Moon formerly thought to be seas.
The source of the Sun’s energy.
Usually a useful metallic mineral that can be mined at a profit. The term is also applied to certain nonmetallic minerals such as fluorite and sulfur.
A layer of water in which there is a rapid change of density with depth.
The radioactive isotope of carbon, which is produced continuously in the atmosphere and is used in dating events from the very recent geologic past (the last few tens of thousands of years).
The proportion of dissolved salts to pure water, usually expressed in parts per thousand (%).
An isolated mass of rock standing just offshore, produced by wave erosion of a headland.
Unconsolidated particles created by the weathering and erosion of rock, by chemical precipitation from solution in water, or from the secretions of organisms and transported by water, wind, or glaciers.
Semidiurnal tidal pattern
A tidal pattern exhibiting two high tides and two low tides per tidal day with small inequalities between successive highs and successive lows; a semi-daily tide.
Lower limit of perennial snow.
An exploding star that increases in brightness many thousands of times.
Unsorted sediment deposited directly by a glacier.