Astrophysics of Life: Proceedings of the Space Telescope Science Institute Symposium, held in Baltimore, Maryland May 6-9, 2002

Astrophysics of Life: Proceedings of the Space Telescope Science Institute Symposium, held in Baltimore, Maryland May 6-9, 2002

by Mario Livio
     
 

This 2002 book covers topics relevant to the search for life in the Universe, by leading scientists.See more details below

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This 2002 book covers topics relevant to the search for life in the Universe, by leading scientists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521173285
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/03/2011
Series:
Space Telescope Science Institute Symposium Series, #16
Pages:
124
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.28(d)

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Table of Contents

1. A voyage from dark clouds to the early Earth P. Ehrenfreund, S. B. Charnley and O. Botta;
2. Galactic environment of the Sun and stars: interstellar and interplanetary material P. C. Frisch, H. R. Muller, G. P. Zank and C. Lopate;
3. Transits R. L. Gilliland;
4. Planet migration E. W. Thommes and J. J. Lissauer;
5. Organic synthesis in space S. A. Sandford;
6. The Vegetation Red Edge Spectroscopic Feature as a surface biomarker S. Seager and E. B. Ford;
7. Search for extra-solar planets through gravitational microlensing K. C. Sahu;
8. The galactic habitable zone G. Gonzalez;
9. Cosmology and life M. Livio.

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