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  • In Search of Another Earth: Part Three

    Science Spotlights

    In a three-part series, MIT News explores MIT researchers’ roles in the quest to find an Earth twin and the effort to make sense of the 500 exoplanets that have been discovered since 1995. Part Three: Now that an Earthlike planet has been discovered, the key to confirming that it can host life will be to study its atmosphere in detail.

    Dec 28, 2010

  • In a three-part series, MIT News explores MIT researchers’ roles in the quest to find an Earth twin and the effort to make sense of the 500 exoplanets that have been discovered since 1995. Part Two: By studying how massive planets may have formed, an MIT astrophysicist set the stage for studying smaller, more Earthlike planets.

    Dec 28, 2010

  • In Search of Another Earth

    Science Spotlights

    In a three-part series, MIT News explores MIT researchers’ roles in the quest to find an Earth twin and the effort to make sense of the 500 exoplanets that have been discovered since 1995. Part One: How MIT researchers are increasing their odds of detecting an Earthlike planet by working on a combination of satellite missions.

    Dec 27, 2010

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