Science Trek

Exoplanets

Special | 28m 49s

Astrophysicists searching the universe have found a variety of exoplanets and are looking for signs of life. How do scientists find these planets well beyond our solar system? What are exoplanets like? Host Joan Cartan-Hansen will be joined by two scientists from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory: Nick Siegler and Tiffany Meshkat. They will answer students’ questions about exoplanets.

Aired: 01/17/17

Rating: TV-G

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Major Funding Provided by the Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation and the Idaho National Laboratory