Many Suns, Many Worlds: The Galactic Quest for Exoplanets

The Planetary Society, the American Astronomical Society’s Division of Planetary Sciences, and the Keck Institute for Space Studies held a discussion session ”Many Suns, Many Worlds: The Galactic Quest for Exoplanets,”  on Monday, October 04, 2010 at Caltech in Pasadena. Four leading experts in the field  reviewed how exoplanets form, the latest techniques used to go exoplanet hunting, and how to determine what type of exoplanet has been found.

Speakers:

* Professor Eric Ford, University of Florida
* Professor Jason Wright, Pennsylvania State University
* Professor Natalie Batalha, San Jose State university
* Dr. Mark Swain, NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Special welcome by:
Bill Nye the Science Guy “ ”

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