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CEHW at Kepler & K2 Science Conference IV

Posted on Jun 22, 2017 in News, Research | 0 comments

This week, over 270 researchers gathered at NASA Ames Research Center for the final Kepler & K2 Science Conference to discuss the latest results coming fron NASA’s Kepler spacescraft. CEHW researchers...

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Angie Wolfgang on WPSU’s Take Note

Posted on May 17, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Listen to the WPSU interview speaks with Dr. Angie Wolfgang, a National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Exoplanets and Habitable...

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Prior Indigenous Technological Species

Posted on May 6, 2017 in Press Coverage | 0 comments

Gizmodo reports on CEHW Professor Jason Wright’s recent pondering on...

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In search of Earth analogues: Detecting exoplanets amid stellar noise

Posted on May 5, 2017 in Press Coverage | 0 comments

The April 2017 issue of Significance has a popular-level story about the...

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Upgraded Hobby-Eberly Telescope Dedicated

Posted on Apr 10, 2017 in Exoplanet & Brown Dwarf Surveys, Instrumentation, News | 0 comments

CEHW Professor Suvrath Mahadevan spoke on “Songs of Distant...

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CEHW students receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowship and honorable mention

Posted on Mar 21, 2017 in Awards & Honors, News | 0 comments

First year graduate student Mariah MacDonald was selected as a 2017 National...

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Introducing CyberLAMP, the Cyber-Laboratory for Astronomy, Materials, and Physics

Posted on Feb 21, 2017 in Awards & Honors, Instrumentation, News, Research, Star & Planet Formation, Statistical Methodology & Data Analysis | 0 comments

National Science Foundation funds supercomputer cluster at Penn State February...

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A Flip-Flopping Climate Could Explain Mars’s Watery Past

Posted on Sep 14, 2016 in Featured, Life Beyond Earth & Astrobiology, Our Solar System, Planetary Atmospheres & Interiors | 0 comments

A new hypothesis might reconcile two opposing theories that have tried to...

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