Episode 506

376 - The New Planet Hunters. Who Will Find Earth 2.0?

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April 9th, 2019

17 mins 1 sec

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About this Episode

We now know of thousands of confirmed exoplanets, with many more candidates. And there are now dozens of planet hunting telescopes on Earth and in space, using a range of techniques to find tens of thousands more. There’s a new class of instruments and missions in the works that’ll give us an incredible understanding about the planets orbiting other stars. One of these will be the one to find Earth 2.0.

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