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        Exoplanets | Science Trek

        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.

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        Exoplanets: Video Short

        Scientists suggest that there are exoplanets orbiting all the stars in the sky. Find out what an exoplanet is.

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        Exoplanets: Web Show

        Planets that orbit around stars outside our solar system are called exoplanets or extra solar planets. Two scientists from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, astrophysicists Nick Siegler and Tiffany Meshkat, answer students’ questions about exoplanets.

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        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 is joined by two scientists from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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