Planetary Systems Now (Hardcover)
Planetary Systems Now offers a broad, interdisciplinary perspective and up-to-date introduction to the latest results from leading experts in each field. It covers an unusually wide research range, including topics both inside and outside the solar system, and the most recent results from the on-going ground- and space-based investigations. The topics discussed include (i) solar system exploration with its most recent space missions, (ii) theories and evidence concerning planetary system formation and (iii) nature and formation of exoplanets and exoplanetary systems. It is intended to be a readable, heavily illustrated stepping-off point for advanced undergraduate students, graduate students and scientists beginning research in planetary and exoplanetary science topics with questions and answers provided.