Lucianne Walkowicz:
Lucianne Walkowicz: Localizando planetas ao redor de outras estrelas

TEDGlobal 2011 · 4:24 · Filmed Jul 2011
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Como encontramos planetas — inclusive planetas habitáveis — ao redor de outras estrelas? Olhando para minúsculas oscilações na luz no momento em que o planeta passa em frente a seu sol. Lucianne Walkowicz - parceira TED — e a missão Kepler encontraram aproximadamente 1.200 potenciais sistemas planetários novos. Com novas técnicas, eles podem inclusive localizar aqueles com as condições adequadas para a vida.

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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