SpaceBites

Comparing Exoplanets to Planets in Our Solar System with Dr. Jim Kasting

Posted by Téa Changuy on Oct 18, 2017 11:13:37 AM

SpaceBites talks with Dr. Jim Kasting, an Evan Pugh Professor of Geosciences at Penn State University, about what we can learn about our Solar System by studying the structure of other solar systems and their exoplanets. Kasting is a world leader in the field of planetary habitability, assessing habitable zones around stars, and is a Project Blue Earth Scientist, along with Dr. Colin Goldblatt.

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Tags: Earthlike planets, Habitability, Project Blue, Project Blue STAC, Search for Another Earth, Jim Kasting

Determining Planet Habitability with Dr. Colin Goldblatt

Posted by Téa Changuy on Sep 26, 2017 6:41:32 PM

How do we find life on other planets? A conversation with Project Blue team member Dr. Colin Goldblatt, an Earth scientist from the University of Victoria, to learn more about how to characterize a planet’s habitability.

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Tags: Earthlike planets, Habitability, Project Blue, Project Blue STAC, Colin Goldblatt, Search for Another Earth

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