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New Worlds in the Cosmos: The Discovery of Exoplanets Hardcover – 25 Sep 2003

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  • Hardcover: 274 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (25 Sept. 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521812070
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521812078
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.6 x 22.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,414,913 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'Mayor and Frei present an account of this remarkable transformation that is personal, comprehensive and at all times understandable.' Nature

'Find a space on your bookshelf for this one.' Astronomy Now

'… an inspiring account of one of the most exciting fields of modern astronomy and therefore thoroughly recommended to anyone with the slightest interest in the possibility of life elsewhere in the Galaxy.' The Observatory

' … the cheerful style makes this a very approachable book. I am glad to have read it.' Journal of the British Astronomical Association

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With the discovery in 1995 of the first planet orbiting another star, scientists finally confirmed that planets are not unique to our own Solar System. The quest for exoplanets is an exciting one, because it holds the possibility that we might one day find life elsewhere in the Universe.

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