PES 105 Other Solar Systems and Life

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Unformatted text preview: 1/15/12 PES 105 Other Solar Systems and Life PES 105 Fall 2001 P L General Astronom I Lecture Notes: Other Solar S stems and Life Planets Around other Stars : : 7.3 His tor : 4C B.C. -E E A 1500' C 1590' G F . 1600 B O 1995 J U - U ( ) S B 2000 55 N 2001 76 Obs e rvations : ( ) 7.13 How do we "s e e " othe r plane ts ? , !! www.uccs.edu/ tchriste/courses/PES105/105lectures/105leclife.html 1/3 1/15/12 PES 105 Other Solar Systems and Life E 2.5 E ) ( D S 12.5 U 1000 " " E Proble ms ith Standard mode l for plane t formation: Ne mode ls : F D ? A G D ? Life in the Uni ers e: www.uccs.edu/ tchriste/courses/PES105/105lectures/105leclife.html 2/3 1/15/12 PES 105 Other Solar Systems and Life text: Essay 3 "Life in the Universe" p. 539 (p. 529 in 2nd ed) some of the planets around other stars are at distances where they should have suitable temperatures to have life References : Othe r s olar s s te ms : brief overview of finding planets in other solar systems: http://isi9.mtwilson.edu/ david/planets.html very complete resource on planets in other solar systems: http://www.obspm.fr/encycl/encycl.html possible image of a planet in another solar system: http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap980529.html space interferometry - how do we find planets in other solar systems: http://sim.jpl.nasa.gov/whatis/indexb.html microlensing - another way to find planets iin other solar systems: http://www.astro.rug.nl/ planet/ Life in the Unive rs e : Sky and Telescope's SETI home page: http://www.skypub.com/news/special/seti_toc.html Sky and Telescope - excellent special report on life in other solar systems: http://www.skypub.com/news/special/seti_moons.html Previous Lecture - - - INDE OF LECTURES RETURN to Lecture Notes Outline last update: 12/4/101 www.uccs.edu/ tchriste/courses/PES105/105lectures/105leclife.html 3/3 ...
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