Five ‘Holy Grails’ of Distant Solar Systems

Angelle Tanner Angelle Tanner, a post-doctoral scholar at JPL and Caltech, studies planets in distant solar systems, called extrasolar planets. The golden prize in this field is to find a planet similar to Earth – the only planet we know that harbors life. While more than 350 extrasolar planets have been detected, most are gas […]...

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