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Astronomers discover sunscreen snow falling on hot exoplanet

Posted on Oct 26, 2017 in News, Planetary Atmospheres & Interiors, Research | 0 comments

Astronomers at Penn State have used the Hubble Space Telescope to find a...

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Extremely Precise Radial Velocities Workshop

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

Penn State hosted the Third Extremely Precise Radial Velocities workshop...

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“The Next Step In The Search For Aliens Is A Huge Telescope And A Ton Of Math” – FiveThirtyEight.com

Posted on Jul 21, 2017 in Press Coverage | 0 comments

FiveThirtyEight.com recently reported on two broad approaches to learning...

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CEHW at Kepler & K2 Science Conference IV

Posted on Jun 22, 2017 in News | 0 comments

This week, over 270 researchers gathered at NASA Ames Research Center for the...

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New planet found to be hotter than most stars

Posted on Jun 6, 2017 in Exoplanet & Brown Dwarf Surveys, Planetary Atmospheres & Interiors, Research | 0 comments

A newly discovered Jupiter-like world is so hot that even its nights are like...

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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...

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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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