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The Resource Strange new worlds : the search for alien planets and life beyond our solar system, Ray Jayawardhana

Strange new worlds : the search for alien planets and life beyond our solar system, Ray Jayawardhana

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Strange new worlds : the search for alien planets and life beyond our solar system
Title
Strange new worlds
Title remainder
the search for alien planets and life beyond our solar system
Statement of responsibility
Ray Jayawardhana
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Astronomer Ray Jayawardhana discusses the scientific quest to discover other planets and life in the universe, describing breakthroughs into the early twenty-first century, and examining the tools and technology available to scientists seeking life on other worlds
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Strange new worlds : the search for alien planets and life beyond our solar system, Ray Jayawardhana
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-244) and index
Contents
Quest for other worlds : the exciting times we live in -- Planets from dust : unraveling the birth of solar systems -- A wobbly start : false starts and death star planets -- Planet bounty : hot Jupiters and other surprises -- Flickers and shadows : more ways to find planets -- Blurring boundaries : neither stars nor planets -- A picture's worth : images of distant worlds -- Alien earths : in search of wet, rocky habitats -- Signs of life : how will we find E.T.?
Control code
|a679940684
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
255 p.
Isbn
9780691142548
Lccn
2010940350
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)679940684
  • (coutts)cts14219745
Label
Strange new worlds : the search for alien planets and life beyond our solar system, Ray Jayawardhana
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-244) and index
Contents
Quest for other worlds : the exciting times we live in -- Planets from dust : unraveling the birth of solar systems -- A wobbly start : false starts and death star planets -- Planet bounty : hot Jupiters and other surprises -- Flickers and shadows : more ways to find planets -- Blurring boundaries : neither stars nor planets -- A picture's worth : images of distant worlds -- Alien earths : in search of wet, rocky habitats -- Signs of life : how will we find E.T.?
Control code
|a679940684
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
255 p.
Isbn
9780691142548
Lccn
2010940350
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)679940684
  • (coutts)cts14219745

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