Take Home Wildcard Assignment

Due in class Friday

Review the menagerie of known planets outside the Solar System at www.exoplanets.org/exoplanets_pub.html and the future plans for finding more planets at www.kepler.arc.nasa.gov and planetquest.jpl.nasa.gov. Address the following questions:

Just write a few sentences about each of the questions (if you fill up more than a page you are writing too much), but be prepared to defend your point of view. Note that all of the above websites contain a tremendous amount of information. You should focus on the top-level details. Explore the rest as your interest motivates.