Astrobiology, Discovery, and Societal Impact Wins 2019 PROSE AwardJanuary 31, 2019 / Posted by: Miki Huynh
Second Baruch S. Blumberg/Library of Congress Chair Steven J. Dick's book, Professional and Astrobiology, Discovery, and Societal Impact wins the 2019 Professional Scholarly Excellence Award. Image source: Steven J. Dick / Cambridge University Press
The Association of American Publishers has named Steven J. Dick’s book Astrobiology, Discovery, and Societal Impact (Cambridge University Press, 2018) the PROSE winner for 2019 in the category of Cosmology and Astronomy. The PROSE (Professional and Scholarly Excellence) Awards are considered the Oscars of academic publishing. The book uses history, discovery, and analogy to analyze the possible impacts to humanity of discovering life beyond Earth.
The announcement is available at the Assocation of American Publishers website.
Related story: New Book Published on the Societal Impact of Astrobiology
Source: [Association of American Publishers]
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