Snowball Earth

Snowball Earth : The Story of the Global Catastrophe That Spawned Life as We Know it

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Did the Earth once undergo a super ice age, one that froze the entire planet? A global adventure story and a fascinating account of scientist Paul Hoffman's quest to prove his maverick 'Snowball Earth' theory, this is science writing at its most gripping. In "Snowball Earth", Gabrielle Walker takes us on a thrilling natural history expedition in search of supporting evidence for the audacious theory which argues that the Earth experienced a climatic cataclysm 700 million years ago that froze the entire planet from the poles to the equator.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 156 x 226 x 34mm | 598.75g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 074756051X
  • 9780747560517
  • 2,171,436

About Gabrielle Walker

GABRIELLE WALKER is a features editor for New Scientist and has also written for The Economist and a host of other publications. She lives in London.show more

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