Originally based on a review talk at the 9th Rencontres de Blois 1997, with many later additions (last: Dec. 99)

"Planetary systems and their changing theories"

Pawel Artymowicz, Stockholm Observatory,


Steve Lubow, STScI, Baltimore,
Willy Kley, F.-Schiller University, Jena,

Table of Contents:

  1. Other (planetary) worlds invented (Theories of antiquity)
  2. Other worlds discovered I. Dust and planetesimals in extra-solar systems
  3. Other worlds discovered II. Planets in extra-solar systems
  4. Other worlds predicted and interpreted by theory
  5. Summary