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Strange new worlds

the search for alien planets and life beyond our solar system
  • 255 Pages
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Princeton University Press , Princeton
Extrasolar pl
StatementRay Jayawardhana
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB820 .J39 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination255 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24838755M
ISBN 139780691142548
LC Control Number2010940350
OCLC/WorldCa679940684

Strange New Worlds provides an insider's look at the cutting-edge science of today's planet hunters, our prospects for discovering alien life, and the debates and controversies at the forefront of extrasolar-planet research.

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STRANGE NEW WORLDS is the result of a competition run by Pocket Books to find new Star Trek authors, and out of thousands of entries the book includes the eighteen winning stories selected by top Star Trek author Dean Wesley Smith and the Pocket US.

Strange New Worlds Book Summary: In Strange New Worlds, renowned astronomer Ray Jayawardhana brings news from the front lines of the epic quest to find planets--and alien life--beyond our solar system. Only in the past two decades, after millennia of speculation, have astronomers begun to discover planets around other stars--thousands in fact.

The purpose of Strange New Worlds is to record the history of the search for exoplanets. It charts the progress of exploration from early speculation and observations, through to the latest discoveries made possible by the Kepler space mission and highly sophisticated ground-based facilities.3/5.

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, here are the electrifying results of the Strange New Worlds writing contest—the best fan-created stories by new writers such as: Derek Tyler Attico, Neil Bryant, Chris Chaplin, John Coffren, Nancy Debretsion, Kelli Fitzpatrick, Roger McCoy, Kristen McQuinn, Gary Piserchio&Frank Tagader Brand: Pocket Star.

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Strange New Worlds is an annual collection of short stories set in the Star Trek universe, written by amateur writers chosen through an open submissions process.

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Only in the past fifteen years, after millennia of speculation, have astronomers begun to discover planets around other stars. The stories featured in Strange New Worlds VI rocket readers across the length and breadth of Federation space, from the earliest days of deep space exploration with Captain Jonathan Archer and the first USS Enterprise, to the epic journey of Captain Kathryn Janeway and the crew of the USS Voyager.

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Book Description. In Strange New Worlds, renowned astronomer Ray Jayawardhana brings news from the front lines of the epic quest to find planets--and alien life--beyond our solar in the past two decades, after millennia of speculation, have astronomers begun to discover planets around other stars--thousands in fact.

Strange New Worlds VI features twenty-three never before published stories spanning the twenty-second to the twenty-fourth centuries, from the early days of Captain Jonathan Archer to James T.

Kirk and his crew to the later generations of Captain Picard, Sisko, and Janeway. An Enterprise landing party believes T'Pol is conspiring with a species of rock creatures on a strange class M planet.

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Enterprise encounters a new world much like Earth. A small away team stays on the surface overnight to continue researching the planet.

During the night, a violent windstorm blows up and forces the crew to shelter in a local cave. In the cave, however, the crew members believe Directed by: David Livingston.

‎From the ordinary to the extraordinary, here are ten all-new fan-created stories embraced by the vision of Star Trek®. When Gene Roddenberry first created this landmark television series fifty years ago, he also tapped a wellspring of human imagination.

5/5(1). STRANGE NEW WORLDS is the result of a competition run by Pocket Books to find new Star Trek authors, and out of thousands of entries the book includes the eighteen winning stories selected by top Star Trek author Dean Wesley Smith and the Pocket US editorial team.

The book empowers Gamemasters with the means to test their Starfleet officers with a variety of new worlds and lifeforms. Strange New Worlds Author: Jamie Lovett. Chapter 7 A Picture’s Worth Images of Distant Worlds There is something exciting about a picture of a planet circling another star.

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9 Editor(s): Dean Wesley Smith with Elisa J. Kassin & Paula M. Block Publication information Published: Paperback - August Pages: ISBN: ISBN Strange New Worlds 9 is the ninth edition of the Strange New Worlds anthology series, published by Pocket Books in Contents[show] ISBN: ISBN   This excellent book (The Star Trek Book: Strange New Worlds Boldly Explained) from DK is all about Star Trek and is filled with amazing, interesting and sometimes amusing knowledge about this universe created by Gene example, there’s a section on the Russian Whiz Kid ‘Pavel Chekov’ to timelines of Star Trek and even the ranks for those working for Starfleet.5/5.Each Strange New Worlds competition draws a greater response than the last.

The final selections gathered here were chosen from an overwhelming number of entries by virtue of their originality and style. With wit, compassion, and an affection for all things Star Trek, these brand-new authors take us where Star Trek has never gone before.