1. Science Bulletins: Signs of Water Detected on Distant Worlds


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    Since the first extrasolar planet was discovered in 1995, astronomers have gathered and analyzed telescope data revealing over 1,000 worlds orbiting other stars. Recent studies have measured and compared…

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    • Extrasolar Planets - discovering new worlds trailer - fulldome (prewarped sweet spot)


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      Astronomers are discovering extrasolar planets at a dizzying rate. To date there are more than 160 confirmed exoplanets, and more than 3500 more planet candidates. The search for planets around distant…

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      • The Inconvenient Truth about Extraterrestrial Intelligence


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        In this presentation to the Ottawa Skeptics, Dana Peters describes some of the factors which affect the likelihood that we will interact with intelligent life beyond the Earth.

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        • ScienceCasts: Worlds within Worlds


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          Visit http://science.nasa.gov/ for more. Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have discovered an immense cloud of hydrogen evaporating from a Neptune-sized planet named GJ 436b.…

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          • ESOcast 11: 32 New Exoplanets Found


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            On 19 October 2009, at an international exoplanet conference, the team who built the High Accuracy Radial Velocity Planet Searcher, better known as HARPS, the spectrograph for ESO’s 3.6-metre…

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            • Simulated fly-by of the 51 Eridani star and planet system


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              The simulated fly-by of the 51 Eridani star and planet system begins with the view of the sky showing the location of the star near the constellation Orion visible in the northern hemisphere winter.…

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              • Shiro Schwarz - Just One Chance


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                Shiro Schwarz - Just One Chance from the album Exoplanet Love The visuals were recorded live and manipulated in real-time. They are the visuals used in the live shows of Shiro Schwarz when presenting…

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                • Escape to the Stars


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                  I have been musing on this idea that when we eventually make this planet totally uninhabitable through our short-term greed and ignorance there are some people who think we might be able to escape…

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                  • Zooming in on the star Tau Boötis


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                    This zoom sequence starts with a wide view of the constellation of Bootes (The Herdsman) and the closes in on the star Tau Bootis, which is visible to the unaided eye as an unremarkable point of light…

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                    • Artist’s impression of the exoplanet 51 Pegasi b


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                      This artist’s view shows the hot Jupiter exoplanet 51 Pegasi b, sometimes referred to as Bellerophon, which orbits a star about 50 light-years from Earth in the northern constellation of Pegasus…

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