Archive for October, 2012

Science Fiction in the Age of Exoplanet Discovery

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

From discovering the new planet in the Alpha Centauri system, to the “diamond planet,” to “Tatooine,” this is an exiting time in astronomy.  We’re finding planets orbiting stars beyond our own solar system in ever increasing numbers and with ever increasing diversity.  When I started graduate school to get my PhD, we didn’t know of […]

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