Books on Extrasolar Planets and Exobiology


  1. Astronomical and Biochemical Origins and the Search for Life in the Universe

    Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Bioastronomy IAU Colloquium No. 161. Capri, July 1-5 1996
    Cristiano Batalli Cosmovici, Stuart Bowyer, Dan Werthimer Eds.
    Editrice Compositori, Bologna, Italy, 1997
  2. After Contact: The Human Response to Extraterrestrial Life
    Harrison Albert
    Plenum Press, 1997
  3. La Bioastronomie
    Raulin François, Raulin-Cerceau Florence & Schneider Jean
    PUF Que-Sais-Je? no. 3316
  4. Planet Quest: The Epic Discovery of Alien Solar Systems
    Croswell Ken
    Free Press, 1997

  5. Dynamics of Populations of Planetary Systems.
    IAU Symposium 197

    Cambridge U. Press
  6. Sharing the Universe: Perspectives on Extraterrestrial Life.
    Shostak Seth
    Berkeley Hills Books, 1998
  7. Origins of Planets and Life

    H.J. Melosh Ed.
    Annual Rev. Inc., 1998
  8. Is Anybody Out There?
    Couper Heather & Henbest Nigel
    DK Publishing; ISBN: 0789427982, 1998
  9. Enfants du soleil.
    Brahic André
    Odile Jacob, 1999
  10. Protostars and Planets IV

    Edited by V. Mannings, A.P. Boss, and S.S. Russell
    University of Arizona Press, 2000
    Special issue of Icarus, Volume 143, Number 1, January 2000
    Vince Mannings, Alan Boss, and Sara Russell Eds.
    contents, Content
  11. L'environnement de la Terre primitive

    Gargaud M., Despois D. & Parisot P.-P.
    Presses Universitaires de Bordeaux, 2001
  12. Fitness of the cosmos for life: Biochemistry and fine-tuning
    John Barrow, Simon Morris, Stephen Freeland and Charles Harper, eds.
    Cambridge University Press, in press.
  13. Na senda dos seres vivos: da terra às estrelas
    Raulin-Cerceau Florence, Léna Pierre and Schneider Jean
    Instituto Piaget, Lisboa, Portugal, 2005
    ISBN 972-771-752-7
  14. Planetary systems in the universe : observation, formation and evolution

    Proceedings of the 202nd symposium of the International Astronomical Union, Manchester, United Kingdom, August 7-10, 2000 (ASP), 2004. Penny Alan, Artymowicz Pawel, Lagrange, Anne-Marie & Russell Sara Eds
  15. Tweelingaarde
    Schilling Govert
    De speurtocht naar leven in andere planetenstelsels
    Wereldbibliotheek, Amsterdam 1997
  16. Rare Earths - Why Complex Life Is Uncommon in the Universe.
    Ward Peter & Brownlee Donald
    Springer-Verlag, New York, 2000. 361 pp. ISBN 0-387-98701-0.
    Rare Earth homepage
    Review by C. McKay
  17. Planetenjäger
    Schneider Reto
    Forword by Michel Mayor
    Birkhauser 1997
  18. Worlds Without End: The Exploration of Planets Known and Unknown.
    Lewis John S.
    Helix Books, 1998 ISBN 0-7382-0011-5
  19. Here Be Dragons: The Scientific Quest for Extraterrestrial Life.
    Levay Simon & Koerner David
    Oxford Univ Press, 2000
    ISBN: 0195128524
  20. Exopolitics: A Decade of Contact
    Labremont Alfred, 2000
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