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Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Press Release: Univ Hawaii Astronomy Presents "A Thousand Worlds"
Dr. Marcelo Emilio, Astronomy Amphitheater:
There is now what scientists are calling a zoo of planets. Some planets are so different from our own that they resemble the fictional planet Star Wars Tatooine, which had two suns. In this talk Dr. Marcelo Emilio will explain the main detection methods used to find exoplanets and describe some characteristics of the almost thousand worlds discovered.
Friday, Oct 25th at 9:30 pm PDT