Hunting for Alien Worlds

February 21, 2012

Hour 2:           How many earth-like or at least habitable planets might be out there for us to discover? We’ll talk this hour with planet hunter and Harvard University Professor of Astronomy Dimitar Sasselov [1]. His new book is “The Life of Super-Earths: How the Hunt for Alien Worlds and Artificial Cells Will Revolutionize Life on Our Planet” (Basic Books, 2012).

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[1] Dimitar Sasselov: https://www.cfa.harvard.edu/~sasselov/

[2] Download: http://podcastdownload.npr.org/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/77/510036/147221311/KERA_147221311.mp3

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