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Diseases from Space

Authors:
Chandra Wickramasinghe (author) and Fred Hoyle (author)
Language:
English
Publisher:
Sphere Books
Categories:
Astronomy, biology and science
Publication year:
1981
Original publication year:
1979
Pages:
241
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Table of Contents:
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  • List of figures
  • Acknowledgements
  1. Descent from space
  2. Pathogenic invaders
  3. The viral connection
  4. History of a disease
  5. Spread of a virus
  6. Anatomy of an epidemic
  7. Isolation and pandemics
  8. Plagues past and present
  9. Disease against mankind
  10. Viruses and evolution
  11. Diseases from space
  • Appendix 1: Organic materials in space
  • Appendix 2: The survival of cometary cells and viruses in passing to the Earth
  • Appendix 3: The interpretation of genetic material
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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