Worlds Beyond Our Own: The Search for Habitable Planets - Astronomers' Universe (Paperback)Sujan Sengupta (author)
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This is also a book on stars. The first and second generation of stars in the Universe. But in particular also on the link between planets and stars - brown dwarfs. Their atmospheric properties and similarities with giant exoplanets.
All these fascinating questions will be answered in a non-technical manner. But those of you who want to know a bit more may look up the relevant mathematical relationships in appendices.
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Number of pages: 154
Weight: 273 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 9 mm
Edition: 2015 ed.
"Readers certainly have a generous collection of recent books on habitable planets from which to choose. ... Sengupta (Indian Institute of Astrophysics) does a commendable job of surveying the current state of knowledge. ... Summing Up: Recommended. All academic, general, and professional library collections." (K. L. Schick, Choice, Vol. 52 (10), June, 2015)
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