Lucianne Walkowicz: La découverte de planètes autour d'autres étoiles

TEDGlobal 2011 · 4:24 · Filmed Jul 2011
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Comment trouvons nous des planètes — meme des planètes habitables — autour d'autres étoiles? En cherchant de minuscules scintillements produits par le passage d'une planète devant son soleil, Lucianne Walkowicz et le téléscope Kepler ont trouvé quelques 1,200 nouveaux systèmes planétaires potentiels. Grace à de nouvelles méthodes, on pourrait meme trouver des planètes habitables.

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Stellar astronomer
Lucianne Walkowicz works on NASA's Kepler mission, studying starspots and "the tempestuous tantrums of stellar flares." Full bio



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