2 de marzo de 2011

Kepler Mission: The Search for Earth-Size Planets Begins



Since its launch in March, 2009, the Kepler Mission has announced the discovery of 9 confirmed exoplanets (or planets outside our solar system). This video explores how the team works to combine photometry from the spacecraft, data from ground-based observatories and precise asteroseismic analysis to determine if Earths are common or rare in our Galaxy.




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Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
Nací en Bustiello (Asturias). Desde el año 1976 vivo en Santiago de Compostela. Estudié Matemáticas en la USC,1976/1981. Actualmente me dedico a la docencia en Galicia.