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The Resource The search for life continued : planets around other stars, Barrie W. Jones

The search for life continued : planets around other stars, Barrie W. Jones

Label
The search for life continued : planets around other stars
Title
The search for life continued
Title remainder
planets around other stars
Statement of responsibility
Barrie W. Jones
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
At present we have evidence only of life on Earth. New instruments and techniques are being developed not only to detect exoplanetary systems but that are also capable of analyzing the environments on discovered exoplanets to tell us whether a plan is habitable, and even inhabited
Member of
Cataloging source
UKM
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Jones, Barrie William
Dewey number
576.839
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB54
LC item number
.J59 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Springer-Praxis books in popular astronomy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Life on other planets
Label
The search for life continued : planets around other stars, Barrie W. Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [263]-267) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 exoplanets -- The search for extraterrestrial intelligence -- What might the aliens be like?
Control code
ocm228097830
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 277 pages
Isbn
9780387765570
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)228097830
  • (OCoLC)228097830
  • (Sirsi) a1022415
Label
The search for life continued : planets around other stars, Barrie W. Jones
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [263]-267) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 exoplanets -- The search for extraterrestrial intelligence -- What might the aliens be like?
Control code
ocm228097830
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 277 pages
Isbn
9780387765570
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)228097830
  • (OCoLC)228097830
  • (Sirsi) a1022415

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