Season 2, Episode 1 - The Golden Age of Exoplanets

Release Date: 19 March 2014

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53 minutes, 46 seconds

Interviews with exoplanet scientists Geoff Marcy and Ana Heras.


The Science

Geoff Marcy at UC Berkeley

An Interview with Geoff Marcy (video)

Kepler, Exoplanets and SETI (video talk by Geoff Marcy)

The Prevalence of Earth-like Planets Orbiting Sun-Like Stars (paper by Petigura, Marcy and Howard).

The Properties of Exoplanets (video talk by Andrew Howard)

UC Berkeley SETI (and drop a little coin on ‘em)

The PLATO Mission

The Exoplanet Catalog

The Keck Observatory

Interview with David Grinspoon in Season 1

The Drake Equation

The Wow! Signal Podcast

Season 2 Episode 1 Script

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Host and Producer: Paul Carr

Voiceover announcer: Joyce Abma

Assistance from Ron K. Jeffries and Jim Cavera