Planet Hunter: Geoff Marcy and the Search for Other Earths
A middle grade astronomy book, published by Boyds Mills Press in March 2010..
Is there life beyond Earth? Would life on other worlds be similar to life on Earth or very different? As a boy, Dr. Geoffrey W. Marcy dreamed of finding life on other planets. Follow Marcy’s journey from developing a planet-hunting method to finding over 180 planets.
Dr. Geoffrey W. Marcy: Planet Hunter
Highlights For Children, November 2003.
Dr. Marcy's search for extrasolar planets.
An Ocean on Europa?
Highlights For Children, September 2000.
Life may exist underneath the surface of Jupiter's ice-covered moon, Europa.
Robert Louis Stevenson: Samoan Hero
FACES, May 2002.
While living in Samoa, Robert Louis Stevenson wrote about the native Samoans and their political difficulties.
Anne of Green Gables: The World's Favorite Redhead
FACES, November 1999.
Anne of Green Gables inspires visitors from around the world to travel to Green Gables, the fictional home of the book character, in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Dr. Alastair Glass: Laser Visionary
ODYSSEY, May 1999.
The development of laser technology for use in fiber optic communications, such as in computers and HDTV.
Finding the Moon's Gold, and The Lunar Toolbox
ODYSSEY, April 1999.
A search for water beyond Earth might end in Earth's own backyard--the Moon.
Microbes on Mars? In The Search for Alien Life, Some Clues Are Here On Earth
Highlights For Children, February 1999. Reprinted in Best of the Children's Market: A Collection of Over 80 Articles and Stories Published by leading Children's Magazines (2000).
Studying how life survives deep under the frozen ice in Antarctica gives scientists clues to where and how life might thrive on planets beyond Earth.