Exoplanet Genetics

Dr. Johanna Teske
July 12, 2017 - 1:00pm

Abstract

How do we find planets orbiting stars other than our Sun? How do we know what they’re made of, or if they’re Earth-like?

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 discuss how exoplanets’ composition is “inherited” from their host star ‘’genes,” and will highlight new exoplanet discoveries and the Carnegie Institution’s pivotal role in understanding exoplanet formation and composition.