The Search for Exoplanets

The Search for Exoplanets

What Astronomers Know. Season 1

Downloadable Video - 2015
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Designed for everyone from armchair explorers to serious skywatchers, The Search for Exoplanets follows the numerous twists and turns in the hunt for exoplanets-the false starts, the sudden breakthroughs, and the extraordinary discoveries.
Contents: Episode 9 Stellar Rotation and Planetary Revolution
Episode 17 Living with a Giant Star
Episode 1 Why Study Exoplanets?
Episode 5 The Misplaced Giant Planets
Episode 18 Our Nearest Exoplanetary Neighbors
Episode 8 Sniffing Planetary Atmospheres
Episode 4 Pioneers of Planet Searching
Episode 22 Long-Term Future Planet-Finding Projects
Episode 10 Super-Earths or Mini-Neptunes?
Episode 19 Finding Planets with Gravitational Lensing
Episode 20 Finding Planets with Direct Imaging
Episode 24 Coming Soon: Biosignatures, Moons, and More!
Episode 7 The Transits of Exoplanets
Episode 21 Near-Term Future Planet-Finding Projects
Episode 2 How to Find an Exoplanet
Episode 6 Explaining the Misplaced Giant Planets
Episode 11 Transiting Planets and the Kepler Mission
Episode 13 Planets Circling Two Stars
Episode 3 Doppler and Transit Planet-Finding Methods
Episode 12 Compact Multiplanet Systems
Episode 14 Lava Worlds
Episode 15 Earthlike Planets
Episode 16 Living with a Dwarf Star
Episode 23 The Search for Life on Exoplanets
Publisher: [United States]: The Great Courses , 2015
Characteristics: 1 online resource (24 video files (approximately 720 min.)) : sd., col
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Additional Contributors: hoopla digital


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