By Caleb Scharf
Winner of the 2011 Chambliss Prize for Astronomical Writing from the yankee Astronomical Society!
This e-book bargains a complicated advent to the more and more strong fields of extrasolar planets and astrobiology. No different textual content presently on hand applies this point of arithmetic and physics, whereas additionally delivering an in depth grounding in key problems with chemistry, biology, and geophysics. With large references to the literature and chapter-ending workouts, this ebook can be utilized because the center textual content for instructing undergraduate or introductory graduate point classes. The textual content also will offer astrobiologists with an essential "User's handbook" while fast connection with key mathematical and actual thoughts is required. A always up to date on-line part, totally go referenced with the textual content, can be to be had. Foreword by way of Geoff Marcy.
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