Astronomy and Planetary Sciences

Exoplanets

Detection, Formation, Properties, Habitability

Editors: Mason, John (Ed.)

  • The first collection of review articles in one volume covering the very latest developments in exoplanet research
  • An invaluable introduction to all the key aspects of exoplanetary systems
  • Contains topical reviews of carefully selected research areas
  • An easily accessible point of reference in a fast moving and exciting field
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From the reviews:

"Editor Mason has done a superb job in organizing the 11 sections of this multi authored work to give a cohesive overview of a cutting-edge field that shows the interconnectiveness of star, planets, and life. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Lower-division undergraduates and above." (T. Barker, Choice, Vol. 46 (3), November, 2008)


Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Detection Methods and Properties of Known Exoplanets

    Irwin, Patrick G. J.

    Pages 1-20

  • Doppler Exoplanet Surveys: From Single Object to Multiple Objects

    Ge, Jian

    Pages 21-45

  • Detection of Extrasolar Planets by Gravitational Microlensing

    Bennett, David P.

    Pages 47-88

  • Formation and Evolution of Terrestrial Planets in Protoplanetary and Debris Disks

    Rieke, George H.

    Pages 89-113

  • The Brown Dwarf — Exoplanet Connection

    Reid, I. Neill (et al.)

    Pages 115-152

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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
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  • ISBN 978-3-540-74007-0
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  • ISBN 978-3-642-09328-9
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Exoplanets
Book Subtitle
Detection, Formation, Properties, Habitability
Editors
  • John Mason
Series Title
Astronomy and Planetary Sciences
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-74008-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-74008-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-74007-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-09328-9
Series ISSN
2366-0082
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 314
Additional Information
Jointly published with Praxis Publishing, UK
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