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THE POSSIBILITY OF LIFE
by Jaime Green


Characters By Chapter
EDITOR:
Kristian Fabricante
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   Watchful Stars
 LindaBillingsNASA consultant and social scientist.
 FrankDrakeA pioneer in the field of SETI.
1La Forge The commander at Star Trek.
 Picard The captain at Star Trek.
 Lt. CommanderDataThe android crew member.
 BeverlyCrusherThe ship's doctor.
 Aristarchus The Greek Philosopher.
 CalebScharfAn astronomer. Head of Columbia University astrobiology program.
 Copernicus A scientist.
 NickLaneA biochemist.
 Galileo GalileiAn inventor.
 StevenDickA historian of science.
 JohnTraphaganAn anthropologist.
 KarlGuthkeScholar of culture.
 CarlSaganAn astronomer.
 FrancisGodwinAn English bishop.
 ChristiaanHuygensAn astronomer.
 CamileFlammarionAn astronomer.
 KurdLasswitzA science writer.
 LouisPasteurA theorist.
 StanleyMillerA chemist.
 J.B.SHaldaneA geneticist.
 StevenBennerA pioneer in the field of synthetic biology.
 MikeRusellA biologist.
 KamilaMuchowskaA chemist.
 WilliamMartinAn evolutionary biologist and chemist.
 KateAdamalaA synthetic biologist.
 Sara ImariWalkerAdamala's collaborator.
 LeeCroninWalker's collaborator.
 Horta The silicon-based aliens.
 MorganCableA planetary scientist.
2LisaMesseriAn anthropologist.
 JessieChristiansenThe science lead at the NASA Exoplanet archive.
 TimPyleJessie's collaborator.
 RobertHurtJessie's collaborator.
 AbelMendezProfessors of physics and astrobiology.
 DavidKippingAn astronomer.
 EnricPalleAn astronomer.
 Kaltenegger The Gaia Data.
3MickEllisonA visual artist.
 KatieSilvenskyPaleontologist, Author, and Science Educator.
 Stephen JayGouldA paleontologist.
 MohamedNoorAn evolutionary biologist.
 SimonConway-MorrisA leading voice for convergence.
 MaryMaloneAn astrophysicist.
 JonathanLososAn evolutionary biologist.
 HarveyGreenbergA psychoanalyst.
 Alfa 177 An alien in Star Trek.
 Xenomorph A disturbing alien from the film "Aliens".
4SueBurkeThe author of Semiosis.
 Stevland The protagonist in Semiosis.
 LorenEiseleyA nature writer.
 DianaReissThe director at Dolphin Research Center.
 Lilith The human protagonist in Dawn.
 OctaviaButlerThe author of Dawn.
 ThomasNagelAn essayist.
 StanislawLemThe author of Solaris.
 KrisKelvinThe protagonist in Solaris.
 LouiseBanksA linguist.
 GaryDonnellyA physicist. Banks's partner.
 TedChiangA writer.
5GeneRoddenberryThe socialist utopia.
 NikolaiKardashevAn astronomer.
 AdamFrankAn astrophysicist.
 FreemanDysonThe physicist, mathematician, and general polymath.
 OlafStapledonThe author of Star Maker.
 KathrynDenningAn anthropologist and archaeologist.
 JasonWrightAn astrophysicist.
 SethShostakSenior astronomer at SETI.
 VernonVingeA science fiction author.
 MarvinMinskyA computer scientist and AI pioneer.
 Ravna A human protagonist in Zones of Thought.
6SarahScolesA science journalist.
 JerryEhmanAn astronomer.
 EleanorArrowayThe main protagonist in Contact. AKA: Ellie.
 JillTarterThe SETI scientist.
 AnnDruyanCarl Sagan's wife.
 AndrewSiemeonThe director of the Berkeley SETI research center.
 ShelleyWrightAn astronomer.
 Mary DoriaRussellAn anthropologist.
 EmilioSandozA priest and linguist.
 StephenHawkingA famous author.
 RachelHeywood-FerreiraA science fiction scholar.
 JessicaFitzpatrickA critic.
 Askama A character in The Sparrow.
 Emilio A character in The Sparrow.
 NoamChomskyA linguist.
 AlecMarantzA linguist. Chomsk's colleague.
 DavidEtersonA language inventor in movies.
 AndreaMoroA linguist.
   Hopeful Monster
 LynnMargulisAn evolutionary biologist.
 MegMurryThe protagonist in A Wrinkle In Time.
 
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