Institute of Astronomy

The Plurality of Worlds

SpeakerTalk DateTalk Series
Amaury Triaud (IoA, Cambridge)23 February 2017Institute of Astronomy Colloquia

Abstract

I will discuss how important it is to discover planets around stars that do not look like the Sun. Particularly, I will describe the recent discovery of multiple Earth-like planets found to orbit the ultra-cool dwarf TRAPPIST-1, and what we can learn from them.

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