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Lovelock and Gaia

signs of life

by Jon Turney

  • 95 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lovelock, J. E,
  • Gaia hypothesis

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-157)

    StatementJon Turney
    SeriesRevolutions in science, Revolutions in science (Columbia University. Press)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH331 .T792 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination157 p. :
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17136260M
    ISBN 100231134304, 1840464585
    LC Control Number2004049392

    pages: 19 cm "Naming his theory after the ancient Greek earth goddess, Lovelock's "Gaia hypothesis" argued that everything on the planet - air, water, soil, and living organisms - somehow act together in a global, self-organizing system to maintain conditions suitable to Pages: The Gaia theory was developed in the late ’s by Dr. James Lovelock, a British Scientist and inventor, shortly after his work with NASA in determining that there was probably no life on Mars. His research led to profound new insights about life on Earth.

    Aug 02,  · Rather, Gaia is the process by which the Earth behaves as a single, self-regulating system. Mr. Lovelock believes that human activities have limited Gaia¿s to self-regulate. He believes disaster is all but inevitable. The book contained some surprising ideas: support for nuclear energy, disapproval of organic farming/5. James Lovelock, English chemist, medical doctor, scientific instrument developer, and author best known for the creation and promulgation of the Gaia hypothesis, an idea rooted in the notion that all life on Earth is part of an entity that regulates Earth’s surficial and atmospheric processes.

    James Lovelock, environmental guru and creator of Gaia theory, has a new book out. Consider it an illustrated guide to how the world works. Jul 29,  · James Lovelock, who came up with the Gaia hypothesis, also said it's not yet clear what will work. The sun is now so hot, he added, that it's become extremely difficult for the Earth to regulate.


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James Lovelock is the originator of the Gaia Hypothesis (now Gaia Theory). His books include Gaia: a new look at life on Earth (OUP, ); The Ages of Gaia (WW Norton, ); Gaia: the practical science of planetary medicine (Gaia Books, ), and The Revenge of Gaia (Allen Lane/Penguin ).

He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in Cited by: Lovelock: 'We can't save the planet' Tuesday, 30 March UK - Professor James Lovelock, the scientist who developed Gaia theory, has said it is too late to try and save the io-holding.com man who achieved global fame for his theory that the whole earth is a single organism now believes that we can only hope that the earth will take care of itself in the face of completely unpredictable /5.

In contrast to Lovelock's later books 'The Revenge of Gaia' and 'Vanishing Gaia', which are dire warnings, 'Gaia' is simply the presentation of the original hypothesis, and in a very elegant way at that, to make it accessible to the non-scientist too.

Read more. 5 people found this io-holding.com by: Aug 27,  · We have learned so much about our home planet in the three decades since James Lovelock wrote Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth. At the time, some of us admired the book enormously, and still. Jun 25,  · Tim Radford was science editor of The Guardian until As a science journalist, he met and got to know James Lovelock.

His latest book is The Consolations of io-holding.com by: 1. Jun 27,  · (An excellent overview of these issues is Life by Max Tegmark, an American physicist and founder of the Future of Life Institute.)But for Lovelock, the Gaia hypothesis will save us, because.

The Revenge of Gaia is a scientific book by esteemed scientist James Lovelock which discusses the effect human activity is having on the planet and what (if anything) can be done to halt the damage we have already caused.

Lovelock proposes radical theories that contrast markedly with ‘traditional green’ thinking as well as forecasting in stark detail what may occur if action is not taken. Aug 06,  · Buy Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth (Oxford Landmark Science) by James Lovelock (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Free UK delivery on eligible orders/5(14). Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth by James Lovelock. Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format. This classic work is now reissued in new covers with a new Preface by the author.

Written for non-scientists, this is an original work in which James Lovelock puts forward his inspirational idea that life on earth functions as a. May 05,  · James Lovelock, creator of the Gaia hypothesis and the greatest environmental thinker of our time, has produced an astounding new theory about future of life on Earth.

He argues that the anthropocene - the age in which humans acquired planetary-scale technologies - is, after years, coming to an end. A new age - the novacene - has already begun/5(49).

Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name. See this thread for more information. James Ephraim Lovelock, CH, CBE, FRS, is an independent scientist, author, researcher, environmentalist, and futurist who lives in Devon, England/5.

Welcome to the personal website of James Lovelock, originator of Gaia theory, inventor of the electron capture detector (which made possible the detection of CFCs and other atmospheric nano-pollutants) and of the microwave oven.

We have begun to add a new series of scientific papers by Prof Lovelock / co-authors onto the website. Sep 01,  · Lovelock speculated that the geosphere and biosphere were interdependent and that every part of the Earth system worked in symbiotic harmony with every other part.

Once considered more science fiction than legitimate science, the Gaia hypothesis was met with indifference, and even hostility, when it was first revealed. Sep 28,  · In this classic work that continues to inspire its many readers, Jim Lovelock puts forward his idea that life on earth functions as a single organism.

Written for non-scientists, Gaia is a journey through time and space in search of evidence with which to support a new and radically different model of our planet. In contrast to conventional belief that living matter is passive in the face of 5/5(1).

Access a free summary of Gaia, by James Lovelock and 20, other business, leadership and nonfiction books on getAbstract. Access a free summary of Gaia, by James Lovelock and 20, other business, leadership and nonfiction books on getAbstract.

8 – Very good. A helpful and/or enlightening book that has a substantial number of 9/10(). James Lovelock called his first proposal the Gaia hypothesis.

but the term established nowadays is Gaia theory. Lovelock explains that the initial formulation was based on observation, but still lacked a scientific explanation.

The Gaia Hypothesis has since been supported by a number of scientific experiments[20] and provided a number of useful. In this classic work that continues to inspire its many readers, Jim Lovelock puts forward his idea that life on earth functions as a single organism.

Written for non-scientists, Gaia is a journey through time and space in search of evidence with which to support a new and radically different model of our planet. In contrast to conventional belief that living matter is passive in the face of.

Sep 28,  · Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth - Ebook written by James Lovelock. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth/5(6).

Apr 28,  · [His book] is the exciting personal argument of an original thinker caught in wonder. It wins and repays attention. * Scientific American * Lovelock writes beautifully. A book that is both original and well written is indeed a bonus.

Only a genius thinks of the obvious, and Lovelock deserves to be described as a genius. * New Scientist *2/5(1). Jul 01,  · James Lovelock, Independent scientist, environmentalist, and futurist James Lovelock is the originator of the Gaia Hypothesis (now Gaia Theory).

His books include Gaia: a new look at life on Earth (OUP, ); The Ages of Gaia (WW Norton, ); Gaia: the practical science of planetary medicine (Gaia Books, ), and The Revenge of Gaia (Allen Lane/Penguin )/5.

Lovelock is a science fiction novel by Orson Scott Card and Kathryn H. io-holding.com novel's eponymous narrator takes his name from James Lovelock, the scientist-inventor who formulated the Gaia Hypothesis, which figures heavily in the io-holding.com: Orson Scott Card & Kathryn H. Kidd."As we try to assess Lovelock's highly individualistic work and decide whether his message is worth listening to, there is not better guide than John and Mary Gribbin's James Lovelock: In Search of io-holding.comially a dual biography, it deftly recounts in alternating chapters the development of climate change theory and the life of Lovelock himself.".Check out this great listen on io-holding.com In this classic work that continues to inspire its many fans, James Lovelock deftly explains his idea that life on Earth functions as a single organism.

Written for the non-scientist, Gaia is a journey through time and space in search of evidence with wh.