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Renu Malhotra – LPL Professor and EOS Team Member – has recently given an excellent TEDx talk on the Search for Planet 9. The talk is now available online – check it out! Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on...

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Preferred Hosts for Short-Period Exoplanets In an effort to learn more about how planets form around their host stars, a team of scientists has analyzed the population of Kepler-discovered exoplanet candidates, looking for trends in where they’re found. Since its launch in 2009, Kepler has found thousands of candidate exoplanets around a variety of star types. Especially intriguing is the large population of “super-Earths” and...

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Link to the UA Press Release on the discovery   Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new...

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UA, ASU teams to search for alien life


Posted By on Apr 25, 2015

Article appeared in the Arizona Daily Star: http://tinyurl.com/nteh6h4 April 22, 2015 7:29 pm  •  By Tom Beal  “I think we’re going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth within a decade, and I think we’re going to have definitive evidence within 20 to 30 years.” — Ellen Stofan, NASA chief scientist, April 7 As NASA beefs up its search for life elsewhere, it has selected two teams of astronomers, planetary scientists and...

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Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Researcher to work on the chemical evolution of protoplanetary disks and primitive materials at the University of Chicago. The successful applicant will work directly with Professor Fred Ciesla and in collaboration with Professor Ted Bergin of the University of Michigan. The primary research tasks will focus on coupling the dynamical evolution of solids in protoplanetary disks with chemical...

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In December 2014 the NASA Astrobiology program has selected our EOS Team for an award enabling a 5-year, in-depth study of the formation of habitable exoplanets with right set of ingredients to support life. We are excited by the opportunity and looking forward to the challenge! The program starts in February 2015. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a...

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