How We Find Other Earths

Technology and Strategies to Detect Planets Similar to Ours

The Search for Other Earths

This volume describes the techniques with which astronomers and astrophysicists seek out worlds similar to our native planet throughout the vastness of the universe. Breaking down sometimes complicated concepts for beginning students of the cosmos, it includes the history of this planetary quest from ancient to modern times, contemporary methods used to find exoplanets, and their sheer diversity. Altogether, this otherworldly exploration, visually rich with the imagery of the heavens, gives readers a great entry point into a branch of astronomy that has thrilled inquisitive minds for millennia.

Library Bound Book List: $38.10 / S&L: $28.60
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Reading Level: 7

Interest Level: 7-12+

Product type : Library Bound Book
ISBN : 978-1-4994-6292-0
Author : Jennifer Culp
Copyright : 2016
Language : English
Category : Science, Earth and Space Science, High Interest
Pages : 112
Trim : 6" x 9"
Dewey : 523.2/4
Subject : Science, Earth and Space Science, High Interest
Binding : Library
Bibliography • Detailed Table of Contents • For Further Information Section • Glossary • Index • Sidebars • Web Sites • Full-color photographs