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

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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.
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subject_facet Astronomy -- History, Extrasolar planets, Life on other planets, Solar system
table_of_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.?
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title Strange new worlds : the search for alien planets and life beyond our solar system
title_display Strange new worlds : the search for alien planets and life beyond our solar system
title_full 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 [electronic resource]
title_short Strange new worlds :
title_sort strange new worlds the search for alien planets and life beyond our solar system
title_sub the search for alien planets and life beyond our solar system
topic Astronomy History, Extrasolar planets, Life on other planets, Solar system
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