We Are Not Alone

Pages: 208
Subject: Popular Science
Imprint: Oneworld

We Are Not Alone

Why We Have Already Found Extraterrestrial Life

David Darling, Dirk Schulze-Makuch

This groundbreaking book demonstrates that between the results of the 1976 Viking I lander and the latest scientific discoveries - from fertile Martian soil to microbe-ridden meteorites - there is a powerful case for life on the Red Planet and beyond.
9781851687886 (1 Apr 2011)
RRP £9.99 / US$14.95

The Book

With its groundbreaking research into the existence of extraterrestrials We Are Not Alone changed forever the scientific community's debate on life in the universe.

Exploring what forms extraterrestrial life might take and where it may reside, it provides a captivating tour of the Solar System and shows that it's much more crowded than we previously realised.

Additional Information

Subject Popular Science
Pages 208
Imprint Oneworld


About the Author

Dr Dirk Schulze-Makuch is currently an Associate Professor in Astrobiology at Washington State University. His research has been widely published in media ranging from academic journals to The New Scientist. David Darling is an award winning popular science writer. He is the bestselling author of Equations of Eternity.

David Darling is an award-winning popular science writer.


"Packed with facts and written in an absorbing style, this book leaves you in no doubt that extraterrestrial microbes could yet be found in our Solar System."

- BBC Sky at Night

"A compelling landmark book that will take you on an exhilarating ride."

- Daily Express

"Informative, thought-provoking, and entertaining" (4/5 Stars)

- BBC Focus

"An exhilarating ride. The arguments advanced for the prevalence of life in the solar system are well developed and highly stimulating. I'm glad that I read it."

- The Times Higher Educational Supplement

"Well-written and provocative."

- New Scientist

"Compelling arguments and sound reasoning make a convincing case that primitive life forms exist on Mars and at various other places in our solar system."

"A highly recommended case that brings the new possibility to readers of life at various levels. Conditions which are probably too hostile to permit life to exist - certainly life as we know it."

- Choice Magazine

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