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              Books by Therese Encrenaz

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              Life beyond Earth: The Search for Habitable Worlds in the Universe
               

              Life beyond Earth: The Search for Habitable Worlds in the Universe (Hardback)

              By Coustenis, Athena; Encrenaz, Therese

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              An engaging account of our quest for habitable environments, recounting fascinating recent discoveries and providing insight into future space missions.

              ISBN 9781107026179
              Released NZ 12 Sep 2013
              Publisher Cambridge University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Planets: Ours And Others - From Earth To Exoplanets
                

              Planets: Ours And Others - From Earth To Exoplanets (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Encrenaz, Therese

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              What is a planet? The answer seems obvious, but nonetheless the definition of a planet has continuously evolved over the centuries, and their number has changed following successive discoveries. The decision endorsed by the International Astronomical Union to remove Pluto from th...e list of planets in 2006 well illustrates the difficulty associated with their definition. The recent discovery of hundreds of exoplanets around nearby stars of our Galaxy opens a new and spectacular dimension to astrophysics. We presently know very little about the physical nature of exoplanets. In contrast, our knowledge of Solar System planets has made huge progress over the past decades, thanks, especially, to space planetary exploration. The purpose of this book is first to characterize what planets are, in their global properties and in their diversity. Then, this knowledge is used to try to imagine the physical nature of exoplanets, starting from the few parameters we know about them. Throughout this book, as we explore the subject, we keep in mind the ultimate question of the search for possible extraterrestrial life: Could life exist or have existed in the Solar System and beyond? Therese Encrenaz is Emeritus Senior Scientist at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique. She works at the Observatoire de Paris, at the Laboratoire d'Etudes Spatiales et d'Instrumentation en Astrophysique (LESIA). She is a specialist of the study of planetary atmospheres, and has been involved in several space missions.
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              ISBN 9789814525152
              Released NZ 15 Sep 2013
              Publisher World Scientific Publishing Co
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              The Solar System
                

              The Solar System (Hardback, 3rd ed. 2004)

              By Encrenaz, Therese; Bibring, J- P.; Blanc, Michel; Barucci, Maria-Antonietta; Roques, Francoise

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              Provides information on the solar system and its interaction with the interplanetary medium, its various objects, comparative planetology, discussion of questions for further research and future space exploration.

              ISBN 9783540002413
              Released NZ 26 Jan 2004
              Publisher CoInfo Book Services
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Astronomy and Astrophysics Library
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              The Solar System
                

              The Solar System (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 3rd ed. 2004)

              By Encrenaz, Therese; Bibring, Jean-Pierre; Blanc, M.; Barucci, Maria-Antonietta; Roques, Francoise

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              In this third corrected and revised edition students and lecturers in astronomy and planetary science as well as planet observers will find a mine of up-to-date information on the solar system and its interaction with the interplanetary medium, its various objects, comparative pl...anetology, discussion of questions for further research and future space exploration.
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              ISBN 9783642055300
              Released NZ 19 Oct 2010
              Publisher Springer-Verlag Berlin and Hei
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Astronomy and Astrophysics Library
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              Planetary Systems: Detection, Formation and Habitability of Extrasolar Planets
                

              Planetary Systems: Detection, Formation and Habitability of Extrasolar Planets (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2009)

              By Ollivier, Marc; Encrenaz, Therese; Roques, Francoise; Selsis, Franck; Casoli, Fabienne

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              The discovery of extrasolar planets in recent years has opened a new field of astronomy and spurred a rapid rise in observational and theoretical research. This text introduces planetary systems and explores them from all aspects.

              ISBN 9783642094866
              Released NZ 30 Nov 2010
              Publisher Springer-Verlag Berlin and Hei
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Astronomy and Astrophysics Library
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              Infrared Astronomy with ISO
               

              Infrared Astronomy with ISO (Hardback, UK ed.)

              Edited by Encrenaz, Therese; Kessler, M. F.

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              Proceedings of the workshop on [title], held in Les Houches, France, June 1991, designed to help the astronomical community in the preparation of observations for the Infrared Space Observatory (ISO) satellite. This mission, which will explore the infrared sky during 18 months (1...994-1995) in Earth orbit, will be one of the major projects of space a
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              ISBN 9781560720782
              Released NZ 1 Jan 1992
              Publisher Nova Science Publishers Inc
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              The Outer Planets and their Moons: Comparative Studies of the Outer Planets prior to the Exploration of the Saturn System by Cassini-Huygens
                

              The Outer Planets and their Moons: Comparative Studies of the Outer Planets prior to the Exploration of the Saturn System by Cassini-Huygens (Hardback, 116th 2005 ed.)

              Edited by Encrenaz, Therese; Kallenbach, R.; Owen, Tobias; Sotin, C.

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              Aims to review the knowledge on 4 major themes: the study of the formation and evolution processes of the outer planets and their satellites; a study of the atmospheres of the outer planets and Titan; the study of the planetary magnetospheres and their interactions with the solar... wind; and the formation and properties of satellites and rings.
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              ISBN 9781402033629
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2005
              Publisher Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Space Sciences Series of ISSI
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              Comet Science: The Study of Remnants from the Birth of the Solar System

              Comet Science: The Study of Remnants from the Birth of the Solar System (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Crovisier, Jacques; Encrenaz, Therese; Translated by Lyle, Stephen; Foreword by Bonnet, Roger Maurice

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              Fascinating overview of the most up-to-date knowledge on comets, written for both professionals and amateurs.

              ISBN 9780521645911
              Released NZ 15 Apr 2000
              Publisher Cambridge University Press
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              Comet Science: The Study of Remnants from the Birth of the Solar System

              Comet Science: The Study of Remnants from the Birth of the Solar System (Hardback)

              By Crovisier, Jacques; Encrenaz, Therese; Translated by Lyle, Stephen; Foreword by Bonnet, Roger Maurice

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              Fascinating overview of the most up-to-date knowledge on comets, written for both professionals and amateurs.

              ISBN 9780521641791
              Released NZ 15 Apr 2000
              Publisher Cambridge University Press
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              Solar System History from Isotopic Signatures of Volatile Elements: Volume Resulting from an ISSI Workshop 14-18 January 2002, Bern, Switzerland
                

              Solar System History from Isotopic Signatures of Volatile Elements: Volume Resulting from an ISSI Workshop 14-18 January 2002, Bern, Switzerland (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2003)

              Edited by Kallenbach, R.; Encrenaz, Therese; Geiss, Johannes , Bern, Switzerland); Mauersberger, Konrad; Owen, Tobias

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              Proceedings of an ISSI Workshop, 14-18 January 2002, Bern, Switzerland

              ISBN 9789401039703
              Released NZ 30 Oct 2012
              Publisher Springer
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Space Sciences Series of ISSI
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