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SciCafe: Reconnaissance of Other Solar Systems


SciCafe Oppenheimer

An advanced telescopic imaging system enabled this year is the first of its kind capable of not only spotting planets orbiting other stars, but also analyzing the chemistry of their atmospheres.

In this SciCafe, join Museum curator and Chair of the Astrophysics Department Rebecca Oppenheimer as she discusses the system, known as Project 1640, and its implications for astrophysics and the future of remote space exploration.

This SciCafe took place at the Museum on February 5, 2014. 

Podcast: Download | RSS | iTunes (1 hour and 4 mins, 78 MB)

Watch a version of the full event here:

The SciCafe Series is proudly sponsored by Judy and Josh Weston. 

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