The detection and characterization of exoplanets

  title={The detection and characterization of exoplanets},
  author={Jonathan I. Lunine and Bruce A. Macintosh and Stanton J. Peale},
  journal={Physics Today},
The variety of methods by which planets beyond our solar system can be found will lead to the detection and eventual characterization of Earth-size bodies orbiting their stars at hospitable distances. 

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