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on March 7, 2011
Strange New World is a great title for this book. It gives a very up-to-date and good overview of the search for planets of the last century and more. It describes the failure and successes of the search for planets around the stars. This book was very enjoyable. I bought this book because I was interested in the subject at the time, I had just finished watching a 9 part BBC series on netflix called the Planets and wanted to know more .I'm had no background in astronomy before picking up this book. None of the information in the book was complex or hard to understand. The science behind most discovery technique is explain just enough for the reader to follow the story

. In all I breezed through the book really fast and now I'm starting to look for a telescope on ebay :)
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