141 – Dr Rosemary Mardling – Extra Solar Planet Update

In this episode I speak again to Dr Rosemary Mardling from Monash University with an update on extra solar planets

– What kind of planets are being discovered?
– The HARPS spectrograph and its capability
– The radial velocity method
– How many extra solar planets have been discovered to date?
– The transiting method
– How big are the discovered extra solar planets?
– The Kepler satellite
– What kind of orbits are we finding with these discovered extra solar planets?

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