Über den Autor
Eugene Milone has been Professor of Physics, Astronomy, and Astrophysics for 35 years, and has taught at the University of Calgary, San Diego State University, and Ruhr-Universität Bochum. He is a member of the International Astronomical Union, American Astronomical Society, Canadian Astronomical Society, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, New York Academy of Science, Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, International Dark Sky Society, and the International Symposia.
William Wilson has been Professor of Physics, Astronomy, and Astrophysics at the University of Calgary for 30 years. He has spent 15 years teaching courses in Solar System Astrophysics and Stellar Structure and Evolution. His research areas are stellar evolution and stellar properties.
Planetary Atmospheres.- Planetary Ionospheres and Magnetospheres.- The Giant Planets.- Satellite and Ring Systems.- Comets and Meteors.- Meteorites, Asteroids, and the Age and Origin of Planetary Systems.- Extra-solar Planetary Systems.
This second edition includes many new results on Extrasolar Planet detections from the Kepler Mission and other surveys
The new edition further provides many updates on recent solar system objects such Pluto, Saturn and its moon Enceladus, and the asteroids and comets
Presents updates on giant planet migration theory
One of the few texts that correctly discusses the "Habitable Zone"