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SMP 4/9/05 | The Quest to Discover New “Earths” | Speaker: John Monnier

Saturday, April 9, 2005
4:00 AM
170 & 182 Dennison Building

Speaker: Professor John Monnier (U-M Astronomy)

The discoveries of giant planets around other stars have changed the way we think of our solar system -- we no longer know what a "normal" planetary system is anymore. Astronomers are now debuting new observing methods to find out more. But with the new excitement comes a growing impatience: Where are all the Earth-like planets? How are we going to find them?

Detailed Information
All talks are free and refreshments will be served. Visitor parking for the seminars (Central Campus) is across the street from the Dennison Building in the U-M Church Street structure. There is a $2.00 parking charge implemented by U-M Parking Services.

Contact Information
For more information regarding the Saturday Morning Physics series, see the Physics Department website, or call 734.764.4437