The Resource How we'll live on Mars, Stephen Petranek, (eaudio)

How we'll live on Mars, Stephen Petranek, (eaudio)

Label
How we'll live on Mars
Title
How we'll live on Mars
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Petranek
Title variation
How we will live on Mars
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Award-winning journalist Stephen Petranek says humans will live on Mars by 2027. Now he makes the case that living on Mars is not just plausible, but inevitable. It sounds like science fiction, but Stephen Petranek considers it fact: Within twenty years, humans will live on Mars. We'll need to. In this sweeping, provocative book that mixes business, science, and human reporting, Petranek makes the case that living on Mars is an essential back-up plan for humanity and explains in fascinating detail just how it will happen. The race is on. Private companies, driven by iconoclastic entrepreneurs, such as Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Paul Allen, and Sir Richard Branson; Dutch reality show and space mission Mars One; NASA; and the Chinese government are among the many groups competing to plant the first stake on Mars and open the door for human habitation. Why go to Mars? Life on Mars has potential life-saving possibilities for everyone on earth. Depleting water supplies, overwhelming climate change, and a host of other disasters-from terrorist attacks to meteor strikes-all loom large. We must become a space-faring species to survive. We have the technology not only to get humans to Mars, but to convert Mars into another habitable planet. It will likely take 300 years to "terraform" Mars, as the jargon goes, but we can turn it into a veritable second Garden of Eden. And we can live there, in specially designed habitations, within the next twenty years. In this exciting chronicle, Petranek introduces the circus of lively characters all engaged in a dramatic effort to be the first to settle the Red Planet. How We'll Live on Mars brings firsthand reporting, interviews with key participants, and extensive research to bear on the question of how we can expect to see life on Mars within the next twenty years
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Petranek, Stephen
Dewey number
620.419
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other
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Narrator not specified
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Petranek, Stephen
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mars (Planet)
  • Space colonies
  • Planets
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
How we'll live on Mars, Stephen Petranek, (eaudio)
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unknown
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digital storage
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (2:hr., 4: min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781442375871
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11752635
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Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11752635
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MWT11752635
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
How we'll live on Mars, Stephen Petranek, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (2:hr., 4: min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781442375871
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11752635
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11752635
System control number
MWT11752635
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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