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TTC - The Search for Exoplanets: What Astronomers Know
TTC - The Search for Exoplanets: What Astronomers Know
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Half a century ago, television viewers thrilled to the exploits of the original Star Trek series with its mission "to explore strange new worlds." Today, astronomers are doing exactly that, analyzing the data from advanced telescopes and discovering strange worlds orbiting other stars in our galaxy.
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24 lectures
| 30 minutes each

1
Why Study Exoplanets?
2
How to Find an Exoplanet
3
Doppler and Transit Planet-Finding Methods
4
Pioneers of Planet Searching
5
The Misplaced Giant Planets
6
Explaining the Misplaced Giant Planets
7
The Transits of Exoplanets
8
Sniffing Planetary Atmospheres
9
Stellar Rotation and Planetary Revolution
10
Super-Earths or Mini-Neptunes?
11
Transiting Planets and the Kepler Mission
12
Compact Multiplanet Systems

13
Planets Circling Two Stars
14
Lava Worlds
15
Earthlike Planets
16
Living with a Dwarf Star
17
Living with a Giant Star
18
Our Nearest Exoplanetary Neighbors
19
Finding Planets with Gravitational Lensing
20
Finding Planets with Direct Imaging
21
Near-Term Future Planet-Finding Projects
22
Long-Term Future Planet-Finding Projects
23
The Search for Life on Exoplanets
24
Coming Soon: Biosignatures, Moons, and More!





TTC - The Search for Exoplanets: What Astronomers Know





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