ISBN-10:
0387765573
ISBN-13:
9780387765570
Pub. Date:
07/24/2008
Publisher:
Springer New York
The Search for Life Continued: Planets Around Other Stars / Edition 1

The Search for Life Continued: Planets Around Other Stars / Edition 1

by Barrie W. Jones

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ISBN-13: 9780387765570
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 07/24/2008
Series: Springer Praxis Books
Edition description: 2008
Pages: 277
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Is there any life out there?.- The Solar System.- The nature of life on Earth.- The origin of life on Earth.- The evolution of life on Earth.- Extraterrestrial life in the Solar System?.- Habitats beyond the Solar System?.- Searching for exoplanets by obtaining images.- Searching for exoplanets by stellar photometry.- Searching for exoplanets by detecting the motion of their stars.- The known exoplanetary systems.- The undiscovered exoplanetary systems.- Finding life on explanets.- The search for extraterrestrial intelligence.- What might the aliens be like?.

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