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Extrasolar Planets Encyclopedia
A comprehensive resource with information about probable extrasolar planets, their locations and detection

Dr. Latham's Homepage at Harvard

International Astronomical Union (IAU)
Founded in 1919, the IAU is the internationally recognized authority for assigning designations to celestial bodies and their surface features.

SETI (Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence) Institute Online
Learn about SETI and its mission of conducting and promoting scientific and educational projects related to the prevalence of life in the universe.

Do Your Own Astrometry Research
Help scientists research and locate planets. This site contains information about Astrometry, the tools you will need, and methods for recording your data.

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CFA) Home Page
Learn more about the research, publications and services supported by CFA, including information on David Latham's search for planets.

San Francisco State University's Planet Search Department
A great introduction to extrasolar planets, with a table of planet candidates, research papers, Doppler velocity curves, planet search details, and web links.

Extrasolar Visions- An Extrasolar Planets Guide
Get the latest news on extrasolar planets, with a detailed photos and statistics on several types of celestial bodies.

Harvard University's Department for the Search for Extra-Terrestrial
A general guide to Harvard's SETI program
In-depth information about Paul Horowitz's research.

The Art of Electronics
This book, co-authored by Paul Horowitz explains the electronics necessary to receive light and sound waves from outer space.

The Sagan Criteria for Life Revisited
A NASA Science News article about the effectiveness of using space probes to search for life on far off planets. .

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