Exoplanets: Getting a Closer Look

Jeff Hecht

Sophisticated new techniques are directly imaging giant planets outside of our solar system and recording spectra that reveal the composition of their atmospheres. And telescopes capable of directly imaging Earth-sized exoplanets are on the technological horizon.

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Publish Date: 01 November 2014

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