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“Brave new world-hunters spot exoplanets on the cheap” – New Scientist

Posted on Jan 7, 2015 in Press Coverage | 0 comments

Prof. Jason Wright and colleagues discuss MINERVA and other upcoming searches for small planets.   Read...

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“Planet hunters plot course for habitable worlds” – Nature

Posted on Jan 2, 2015 in Announcements, News, Press Coverage | 0 comments

Prof. Suvrath Mahadevan is quoted in a Nature article about planning for a major NASA’s mission to study exoplanets. Suvrath will...

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Astrobite about MINERVA, the MINiature Exoplanet Radial Velocity Array

Posted on Dec 26, 2014 in Press Coverage | 0 comments

Read PSU Graduate Student Gudundur Stefansson’s Astrobite summary of the recent SPIE proceedings describing the MINERVA observatory....

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The Year in Science: CEHW Highlights 2014

Posted on Dec 20, 2014 in Awards & Honors, News, Press Coverage | 0 comments

2014 has been a year filled with exciting and noteworthy research from the Center for Exoplanets and Habitable Worlds.  We are delighted...

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“Looking to Mars to Help Understand Changing Climates” – NYT

Posted on Dec 8, 2014 in Press Coverage | 0 comments

CEHW member and Evan Pugh Professor Jim Kastings is cited in a New York Times article on how investigating the climate of Mars can...

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“War of the Worlds”

Posted on Nov 22, 2014 in Press Coverage | 0 comments

A story chronicles the search for potentially habitable planets. As [CEHW postdoctoral fellow Dr. Paul] Robertson reviewed the...

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Could we detect signs of life on a massive super-Earth?

Posted on Nov 20, 2014 in News, Press Coverage | 0 comments

Read CEHW graduate student Natasha Batalha’s “astrobite”, a review of a recent paper on “Biosignature Gases in...

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Planet Hunting to Sky Surveys, Astronomy and Statistics Realign

Posted on Oct 31, 2014 in News, Press Coverage | 0 comments

Read Prof. Eric Feigelson and Prof. Jogesh Babu’s contribution to’s “Expert Voices: Op-Ed &...

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“The Search For Extraterrestrial Civilizations’ Waste Energy” in MIT Technology Review

Posted on Aug 28, 2014 in Press Coverage | 0 comments

The MIT Technology Review explains work on “The Ĝ Infrared Search for Extraterrestrial Civilizations with Large Energy Supplies. I....

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“Earthlike Planets May Be Merely an Illusion” in NYT

Posted on Jul 7, 2014 in Press Coverage | 0 comments

Research led by Penn State scientists is featured in this article, archived online, at the New York Times...

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