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Are there Earthlike Planets in the Alpha Centauri System?

Posted by Téa Changuy on Oct 3, 2017 4:34:52 PM

 

Screen Shot 2017-10-03 at 11.27.24-1.pngOn this episode of SpaceBites, Snack-Sized Space Science, Dr. Debra Fischer and PhD student Lily Zhao discuss their analysis of ground-based telescope data on the nearby Alpha Centauri system and its implications for the presence of Earthlike planets in the habitable zones of Alpha Cen A and Alpha Cen B.

To learn more about Debra Fischer and her work: http://exoplanets.astro.yale.edu/people/dfischer.php 

To learn more about The BoldlyGo Institute: http://boldlygo.org/  

To learn more about Project Blue, BoldlyGo's current mission that Dr. Fischer talks about in this video: http://www.projectblue.org/ 

 

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