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Extremely Precise Radial Velocities Workshop

Posted on Aug 14, 2017 in Exoplanet & Brown Dwarf Surveys, Featured, Instrumentation, News, Statistical Methodology & Data Analysis | 0 comments

Penn State is hosting the Third Extremely Precise Radial Velocities workshop this week. See the meeting website (eprv2017.psu.edu) for...

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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 Earths” at the dedication¬†for the freshly upgraded Hobby-Eberly...

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Four synchronized planets reveal clues to how planets form

Posted on May 11, 2016 in Exoplanet & Brown Dwarf Surveys, News, Orbital Dynamics, Research, Star & Planet Formation, Statistical Methodology & Data Analysis | 0 comments

The search for planets orbiting other stars in our galaxy has revealed an extraordinary family of planets whose orbits are so carefully...

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CEHW-led Team Selected to Build Next-Generation Exoplanet-Hunting Spectrograph

Posted on Mar 29, 2016 in Exoplanet & Brown Dwarf Surveys, Instrumentation, News, Research | 0 comments

The CEHW instrument team added a new planet-finding spectrograph to its portfolio today, as NASA announced they have selected the Penn...

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CEHW astronomers measure the mass of 10 small exoplanets

Posted on Mar 22, 2016 in Exoplanet & Brown Dwarf Surveys, News, Orbital Dynamics, Statistical Methodology & Data Analysis | 0 comments

Astronomers at the Center for Exoplanets and Habitable Worlds have measured the masses of ten small exoplanets, a big boost to the number...

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The most eccentric known exoplanet

Posted on Mar 16, 2016 in Exoplanet & Brown Dwarf Surveys, Research | 0 comments

CEHW Astronomers contributed to the recent discovery of the most eccentric known exoplanet. Learn more from the SFSU press...

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Hobby-Eberly Telescope (HET) Gets an Upgrade

Posted on Nov 5, 2015 in Exoplanet & Brown Dwarf Surveys, Instrumentation, News | 0 comments

Read more about the HET upgrade in the press release.   Image Captionn: The Hobby-Eberly Telescope. Credit: Ethan Tweedie...

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NASA picks Penn State-led team to Advance Concept for a Precision Planet Hunting Instrument

Posted on Jul 2, 2015 in Exoplanet & Brown Dwarf Surveys, Instrumentation, News | 0 comments

On a rugged Arizona mountaintop, astronomers will soon switch on a new, state-of-the-art instrument to hunt for planets circling distant...

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The mass of the Mars-sized exoplanet, Kepler-138b

Posted on Jun 17, 2015 in Exoplanet & Brown Dwarf Surveys, News, Orbital Dynamics, Research, Statistical Methodology & Data Analysis | 0 comments

A First: Exoplanet smaller than Earth gets its size and mass measured A team of astronomers has measured the mass and size of the smallest...

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Stellar Activity and Gliese 667C on the HPF Blog

Posted on Sep 2, 2014 in Exoplanet & Brown Dwarf Surveys, Life Beyond Earth & Astrobiology, Research | 0 comments

Have a look at today’s update on the HPF blog discussing Paul Robertson and Suvrath Mahadevan’s new study on the stellar...

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