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Gabrielle Walker

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GABRIELLE WALKER earned a Ph.D. in natural sciences from Cambridge University. She served as the features editor at New Scientist magazine for seven years and is currently a contributing editor there. She has also taught in the science writing program at Princeton University. Her travels in search of stories have taken her to all seven continents—including a stint at the South Pole.


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Snowball Earth
The Story of a Maverick Scientist and His Theory of the Global Catastrophe That Spawned Life As We Know It
Written by Gabrielle Walker


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: February 24, 2004
Price: $16.00

Did the Earth once undergo a super ice age, one that froze the entire planet from the poles to the equator? In Snowball Earth, gifted writer Gabrielle Walker has crafted an intriguing global adventure story, following maverick scientist Paul Hoffman’s quest to prove a theory so audacious and profound that it... Read more >
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Snowball Earth
The Story of a Maverick Scientist and His Theory of the Global Catastrophe That Spawned Life As We Know It
Written by Gabrielle Walker


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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