A Terrestrial Exoplanet at Proxima Centauri

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Date
Tuesday, August 30 2016 - 12:00 pm, PDT
Speaker
Guillem Anglada
Affiliation
Queen Mary University of London
Description

Dr. Anglada will discuss the new paper he is first author in reporting the presence of a 1.3 Earth mass exoplanet in a temperate orbit around Proxima Centauri. This finding was reported in Nature on Thursday 25 Aug 2016.
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v536/n7617/full/nature19106.html
Dr. Anglada will particpate remotely, and Dr. Franck Marchis of the SETI Institute will host a local panel to discuss the implications of the finding. "Our little world will never seem the same again".

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