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10 Year Anniversary of Center for Exoplanets & Habitable Worlds

Posted on Mar 15, 2019 in Announcements, Events, Meetings | 0 comments

The Center for Exoplanets & Habitable Worlds is celebrating its 10th anniversary in academic year 2018/19. To commemorate the...

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Penn State’s Habitable Zone Planet Finder Enables Discovery of Planets Around Cool Stars

Posted on Mar 8, 2019 in Instrumentation, Life Beyond Earth & Astrobiology, News, Publications, Star & Planet Formation | 0 comments

A new astronomical spectrograph built by a Penn State-led team of scientists provides the highest precision measurements to date of...

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Penn State Extraterrestrial Intelligence (PSETI) Center

Posted on Mar 1, 2019 in Announcements, Life Beyond Earth & Astrobiology, Press Coverage | 0 comments

A new Penn State Extraterrestrial Intelligence (PSETI) Center that will compliment the Center for Exoplanets & Habitable Worlds was...

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Penn State set to lead on new exoplanet science priorities

Posted on Nov 7, 2018 in Exoplanet & Brown Dwarf Surveys, Featured, Instrumentation, Life Beyond Earth & Astrobiology, News | 0 comments

A report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine sets the stage for Penn State’s Center for Exoplanets and...

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Habitability of Exoplanet Water Worlds

Posted on Aug 31, 2018 in Life Beyond Earth & Astrobiology, News, Planetary Atmospheres & Interiors, Research, Star & Planet Formation | 0 comments

“Water world” planets, those covered with a deep global ocean, could maintain surface conditions similar to that of the Earth for over a...

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Measuring Rocky Exoplanet Compositions with the James Webb Space Telescope

Posted on Aug 22, 2018 in Instrumentation, Life Beyond Earth & Astrobiology, News, Planet-forming & Debris Disks, Planetary Atmospheres & Interiors, Research | 0 comments

NASA NExSS and NPP postdoc Dr. Eva Bodman recently published a paper on “Inferring the Composition of Disintegrating Planet...

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Welcoming New CEHW Members

Posted on Aug 20, 2018 in Announcements, News | 0 comments

Please join us in welcome new CEHW postdocs Dr. Zhao Guo and Dr. Daniel Stevens. Zhao earned his Ph.D. from Georgia State University with...

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CEHW Professor Dawson honored with Powe Award

Posted on Jul 10, 2018 in Awards & Honors | 0 comments

Rebekah Dawson, assistant professor of astronomy and astrophysics at Penn State, has been awarded the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty...

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CEHW Professor Rebekah Dawson awarded Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship

Posted on Feb 16, 2018 in Awards & Honors, News | 0 comments

Congratulations to CEHW Professor Rebekah Dawson who was recently honored with an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, a prestigious award...

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Is There Life on Other Planets? – 2018 Penn State Lectures on the Frontiers of Science

Posted on Jan 13, 2018 in Events | 0 comments

“Is There Life on Other Planets” is the question we will explore during the 2018 Penn State Lectures on the Frontiers of...

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