CERN Colloquium

Extrasolar planets : - From gaseous giant planets to rocky planets. - Steps towards the detection of life biomarkers.

by Prof. Michel Mayor (University of Geneva)

500-1-001 - Main Auditorium (CERN)

500-1-001 - Main Auditorium


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Discoveries done during the last two decades have revealed the impressive diversity of extrasolar planetary systems. A diversity challenging our understanding of  mechanisms of formation and evolution.
Today, great efforts are made to detect Earth-mass rocky planets in the so-called habitable zone of their host stars. What are the difficulties, the instrumental projects  and the already detected interesting systems ?

Organised by

W. Lerche/TH-SP........ Tea and coffee will be served at 16h00

There is a live webcast for this event
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