Worlds Unnumbered
The Search for Extrasolar Planets

By Donald Goldsmith

Illustrated by Jon Lomberg


Preface
1. What New Worlds Are These?
2. Could the New Planets Harbor Life
3. Why Can't We See Planets?
4. The Formation of Planetary Systems
5. How Strange Can Planets Be?
6. Five Ways to Find Planets Around Other Suns
7. How Many Worlds in the Milky Way
8. Prospecting for Life on Extrasolar Planets
9. Future Searches for Extrsolar Planets