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Title:
Finding earthlike planets / by Liz Kruesi.
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9781635174953
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Lake Elmo, MN : Focus Readers, [2018]
Physical Description:
48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Abstract:
Looks at the science behind the discovery of extrasolar planets and the actions scientists are taking to learn more about them.
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Summary

Explores scientists' thrilling quest to find Earthlike planets. Engaging text, vibrant photos, and informative infographics help readers learn about this important advancement in exploring space, as well as the people and technology that made it possible.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Unexpected Planetsp. 5
Chapter 2 Shifting Starlightp. 11
Chapter 3 Multiple Methodsp. 19
Person of Impact: John Asher Johnsonp. 22
Chapter 4 The Search for an Earth Twinp. 25
Chapter 5 Don't Forget Moonsp. 31
Chapter 6 The Planet Next Doorp. 37
Chapter 7 The Next Stepsp. 41
Focus on Technology: Starshadesp. 44
Focus on Finding Earthlike Planetsp. 46
Glossaryp. 47
To Learn Morep. 48
Indexp. 48

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