Events tagged with Exoplanets

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  • SEP
    21

    How Habitable is the Nearby Planet Proxima b?

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    After years of searching, scientists have finally found a planet around our nearest star. In this talk UW astronomy graduate student Ethan Kruse will discuss how much we know about the planet right now, and ... more

  • APR
    20

    The Hunt for Habitable Worlds and Biosignatures in the 2020s and Beyond

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Are we alone? This is one of the most monumental and consequential questions humanity has asked itself. In the coming decades, we may finally know whether simple life is common or exceedingly rare in our ... more

  • SEP
    16

    Alternative Rock(s): Plans for Finding Earth-like Exoplanets

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    For the last two decades, planet searches have been largely designed to determine the number of planets in the galaxy and their sizes in a statistical sense. At present, a transition is underway towards ... more

  • DEC
    18

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Have you already seen all eight planets in the Solar System and now crave a new challenge? At this General Meeting, UW astronomy graduate student Brett Morris will describe a new realm of planetary ... more