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Kitchin, Chris

Exoplanets

Kitchin, Chris - Exoplanets, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Because We Live on One! – or – Why Planets and Exoplanets Are Important
Chris Kitchin

2. A Quick Tour of the Exoplanet Menagerie
Chris Kitchin

3. An Exoplanet Retrospective
Chris Kitchin

4. In the Beginning – The First Exoplanet Discoveries
Chris Kitchin

5. On the Track of Alien Planets – The Radial Velocity or Doppler Method (∼70% of All Exoplanet Primary Discoveries)
Chris Kitchin

6. On the Track of Alien Planets – The Transit Method (∼23% of All Exoplanet Primary Discoveries)
Chris Kitchin

7. On the Track of Alien Planets – Direct Imaging and Observation (∼2.9% of All Exoplanet Primary Discoveries or ∼6% if Free Floating Planets are Included)
Chris Kitchin

8. On the Track of Alien Planets – Gravitational Microlensing (∼2.3% of All Exoplanet Primary Discoveries)
Chris Kitchin

9. On the Track of Alien Planets – Timing (∼1.9% of All Exoplanet Primary Discoveries)
Chris Kitchin

10. On the Track of Alien Planets – Other Approaches (0% of All Exoplanet Primary Discoveries)
Chris Kitchin

11. Where Do We Go from Here? – Future Approaches to Exoplanet Detection and Study
Chris Kitchin

12. Exoplanets Revealed – What They Are Really Like
Chris Kitchin

13. Exoplanets and Exoplanetary Systems: Pasts and Futures
Chris Kitchin

14. Future Homes for Humankind?
Chris Kitchin

Keywords: Physics, Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Sciences, Popular Science in Astronomy, Planetology

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Astronomers' Universe
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781461406440

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