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Name: william j shipley
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Date: 1993 - 1999


Question:
Have any of the astronomers who discovered the planet circling 51-Pegasi made any conjectures as to whether or not it could sustain life?


Replies:
Recent references for potential new planetary systems:

NATURE, _378_, Nov. 23, 1995, pp 332, 355
NATURE, _379_, Nov. 30, 1995
SCIENCE, _264_, Apr. 22, 1994, p 538
SCIENCE NEWS, Oct. 21, 1995
ASTRONOMY, Sept. 1995; Jan. 1996
SKY & TELESCOPE, Dec. 1995
SCIENCE, _270_, Dec. 12, 1995, pp 1435, 1478
ICARUS, _106_, Nov. 1993, special issue on planet formation

My thanks to Dr. Jeff Cuzzi, chief of the Planetary Systems Branch at NASA Ames Research Center for providing these references at the end of his talk: "The Origin of Planetary Systems."

Hawley



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