Extrasolar planets : - From gaseous giant planets to rocky planets. - Steps towards the detection of life biomarkers.
500-1-001 - Main Auditorium
Discoveries done during the last two decades have revealed the impressive diversity of extrasolar planetary systems. A diversity challenging our understanding of mechanisms of formation and evolution.
Today, great efforts are made to detect Earth-mass rocky planets in the so-called habitable zone of their host stars. What are the difficulties, the instrumental projects and the already detected interesting systems ?
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