IAU Symposium No.253 - Transiting Planets
Start date: 20 May 2008
Address: American Academy of Arts & Sciences, 136 Irving Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
The symposium is motivated by the quickly expanding research on extra-solar planets and the growth of interest in this topic among the astronomy community. Among the many discoveries related to this young field, the detection and study of transiting planets has now emerged as an extremely fruitful research area.