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Published by American Institute of Physics in Melville, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Extrasolar planets -- Congresses,
  • Protoplanetary disks -- Congresses,
  • Disks (Astrophysics) -- Congresses

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About the Edition

This international conference was held to give an overview of this rapidly developing field and promote discussion on future studies among observers, theorists, and instruments.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementeditors, Tomonori Usuda, Miki Ishii, Motohide Tamura.
GenreCongresses
SeriesAIP conference proceedings -- v. 1158, AIP conference proceedings -- no. 1158.
ContributionsUsuda, Tomonori., Ishii, Miki., Tamura, Motohide.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB820 .E95 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 409 p. :
Number of Pages409
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23981550M
ISBN 100735406952
ISBN 109780735406957
LC Control Number2009288697

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