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The Center for Exoplanets & Habitable Worlds seeks to discover planets beyond our solar system, to characterize planetary systems and their host stars, and to understand the implications of the abundance of potentially habitable planets for the possibility of life beyond Earth and the origins of our own solar system.   —   Learn More

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Shredding Exoplanets, And The Mysteries They May Unravel

Posted on Feb 27, 2016 in Planetary Atmospheres & Interiors, Press Coverage, Research | 0 comments

CEHW Prof. Jason Wright’s research was featured in ManyWorlds, a blog...

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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...

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A disintegrating minor planet transiting a white dwarf

Posted on Oct 21, 2015 in News, Planet-forming & Debris Disks, Planets around Evolved Stars & Stellar Remnants, Research | 0 comments

Astronomers have discovered evidence for a rocky planet being destroyed and...

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A star so fascinating…

Posted on Oct 15, 2015 in Life Beyond Earth & Astrobiology, News, Planet-forming & Debris Disks, Press Coverage | 0 comments

Most of the time scientists labor in obscurity.  But sometimes a science...

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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,...

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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...

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Videos from Emerging Researchers in Exoplanet Science Symposium are online

Posted on Jun 12, 2015 in News | 0 comments

You can now watch videos of most oral presentations from the 2015 Emerging...

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Early Career Scientists Gather at Penn State for Symposium on Exoplanet Science

Posted on May 29, 2015 in News | 0 comments

The Penn State Center for Exoplanets and Habitable Worlds is bringing together...

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