Gaia theory (science) Summary

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878 words, approx. 3 pages
Gaia Hypothesis The Gaia hypothesis is a recent and controversial theory that views Earth as an integrated, pseudo-organismic entity, and not as a mere physical object in space. Gaia, Earth, was belie... Read more
452 words, approx. 2 pages
Gaia Hypothesis The word Gaia is an umbrella term that is derived from the Greek word meaning Goddess of the Earth. It has now come to symbolize "Earth-Mother," or "Living Earth," hypothesizing that t... Read more
1,004 words, approx. 4 pages
Gaia Theory and Chemistry Since the earliest recorded history, philosophers, scientists, and others have described an interplay between life and Earth's environment. The Gaia hypothesis draws on this ... Read more
870 words, approx. 3 pages
Gaia Hypothesis The Gaia hypothesis is a recent and controversial theory that views Earth as an integrated, pseudo-organismic entity, and not as a mere physical object in space. Gaia, the Earth, was b... Read more
452 words, approx. 2 pages
Gaia Hypothesis The word Gaia is an umbrella term that is derived from the Greek word meaning Goddess of the Earth. It has now come to symbolize "Earth-Mother," or "Living Earth," hypothesizing that t... Read more
408 words, approx. 2 pages
Gaia Hypothesis The Gaia hypothesis was developed by British biochemist James Lovelock, and it incorporates two older ideas. First, the idea implicit in the ancient Greek term Gaia, that the earth i... Read more
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