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Morton, Adam - Should We Colonize Other Planets?, e-bok

Should We Colonize Other Planets?

Morton, Adam


As humans continue to degrade and destroy our planet’s resources, leading to predictions of total ecological collapse, some (such as the entrepreneur Elon Musk) now suggest that a human colony elsewhere may be our species’ best hope for survival.

Dvorak, Rudolf - Extrasolar Planets, e-bok

Extrasolar Planets

Dvorak, Rudolf


This latest, up-to-date resource for research on extrasolar planets covers formation, dynamics, atmospheres and detection. After a look at the formation of giant planets, the book goes on to discuss the formation and dynamics of planets

Cassen, Patrick - Extrasolar Planets, e-bok

Extrasolar Planets

Cassen, Patrick


Table of contents
1. Detection and Characterization of Extrasolar Planets
Andreas Quirrenbach
2. Physics of Substellar Objects Interiors, Atmospheres, Evolution
Tristan Guillot
3. Protostellar Disks and Planet Formation

Encrenaz, T. - The Outer Planets and their Moons, e-bok

The Outer Planets and their Moons

Encrenaz, T.


A Comparative Study of the Outer Planets Before the Exploration of Saturn by Cassini/Huygens: Introduction
T. Encrenaz, R. Kallenbach, T.C. Owen, C. Sotin
I. Formation and Evolution of the Giant Planets
2. Formation of the Outer Planets
Jack J. Lissauer

Irwin, Patrick G. J. - Giant Planets of Our Solar System, e-bok

Giant Planets of Our Solar System

Irwin, Patrick G. J.


Table of contents
1. Introduction
2. Formation of the giant planets
3. Evolution processes in outer planet atmospheres
4. Vertical structure of temperature, composition, and clouds
5. Dynamical processes
6. Radiative transfer processes…