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Planet Hunter: Geoff Marcy and the Search for Other Earths

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3.4 out of 5
Based on 20 Ratings and 10 Reviews

Book Description
He has discovered more planets than anyone in history. In this inspiring true story, winner of the American Institute of Physics Award, Geoff Marcy's love of space helped him overcome struggles in his studies until finally he became an astronomer. But he was not on track to make major discoveries. Eventually, he went back to the questions that thrilled him as a boy: Are we alone? Do Earth-like pla... More
Book Information
PublisherBoyds Mills Press
BindingHardcover (2 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages48
Publication Date03/01/2010
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About Vicki Wittenstein (Author) : Vicki holds a MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her new YA nonfiction book, FOR THE GOOD OF MANKIND?, is a spring 2013 Junior Library Guild selection. P... more
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