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The crowded universe : the search for living planets

Author: Alan Boss
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From one of the leaders of the search for extrasolar planets, a riveting account of the next breakthrough: the imminent discovery of planets similar to Earth

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Boss
ISBN: 9780465009367 0465009360
OCLC Number: 636133890
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 227 Seiten, [16] Seiten of plates : Illustrationen (chiefly color)
Contents: The struggle to find new worlds --
Eccentric planets --
Kiss my lips, Tootsie --
The Mars gold rush --
Instability: if I did it, here's how it happened --
The battle of Prague --
The comedy central approach --
Transits gone wild --
300 Solar systems and counting.
Responsibility: Alan Boss.

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