Posts Tagged ‘Earthlike planets’

Planets Galore!

Well-known planet hunter Geoff Marcy and scientists from the University of California, Berkeley ([U.C. Berkeley] and the University of Hawaii, Manoa announced exciting news yesterday.  By computing data from the Kepler Space Mission, they figured out the number of Earth-like… Read the rest >>
 

Kepler Telescope Can’t Be Fixed

The Kepler telescope’s field of view includes about 150,000 stars in the Cygnus and Lyra constellations in the Milky Way. Courtesy Carter Roberts, NASA/Ames Research Center The planet hunting community is mourning the loss of the Kepler Space Telescope, and… Read the rest >>
 

New Book Trailer!

Check out the wonderful new book trailer for PLANET HUNTER below! Produced by Lisa Gottfried of DigitalWeavers, the trailer peeks inside the book and tells the story of Geoff Marcy and other key astronomers in their search for planets like… Read the rest >>