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A Decade of Extrasolar Planets around Normal Stars
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  • Page extent: 196 pages
  • Size: 247 x 174 mm
  • Weight: 0.54 kg

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  • LC Subject headings:
    • Extrasolar planets--Congresses
    • Stars with planets--Congresses
    • Normal stars

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 (ISBN-13: 9780521897846)

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These proceedings from the 2005 Space Telescope Science Institute Symposium on Extrasolar Planets explore one of the hottest topics in astronomy. This collection of review papers, written by world experts in their fields, provides an important resource for both professional researchers and graduate students.

Contents

1. Extrasolar planets: past, present, and future A. P. Boss; 2. The quest for very low-mass planets M. Mayor, F. Pepe, C. Lovis, D. Queloz and S. Udry; 3. Extrasolar planets: a galactic perspective I. N. Reid; 4. The Kepler Mission: Design, expected science results, opportunities to participate W. J. Borucki, D. Koch, G. Basri, T. Brown, D. Caldwell, E. Devore, E. Dunham, T. Gautier, J. Geary, R. Gilliland, A. Gould, S. Howell, J. Jenkins and D. Latham; 5. Observations of the atmospheres of extrasolar planets T. M. Brown, R. Alonso, M. Knölker, H. Rauer and W. Schmidt; 6. Planetary migration P. J. Armitage and W. K. M. Rice; 7. Observational constraints on dust disk lifetimes: implications for planet formation L. A. Hillenbrand; 8. The evolution of gas in disks J. Najita; 9. Planet formation J.J. Lissauer; 10. Core accretion-gas capture model for gas giant planet formation O. Hubickyj; 11. Gravitational instabilities in protoplanetary disks R. H. Durisen; 12. Conference summary: the quest for new worlds J. E. Pringle.

Contributors

A. P. Boss, M. Mayor, F. Pepe, C. Lovis, D. Queloz, S. Udry, I. N. Reid, W. J. Borucki, D. Koch, G. Basri, T. Brown, D. Caldwell, E. Devore, E. Dunham, T. Gautier, J. Geary, R. Gilliland, A. Gould, S. Howell, J. Jenkins, D. Latham, T. M. Brown, R. Alonso, M. Knölker, H. Rauer, W. Schmidt, P. J. Armiitage, W. K. M. Rice, L. A. Hillenbrand, J. Najita, J. J. Lissauer, O. Hubicky, R. H. Durisen, J. E. Pringle

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