Science Under the Dome: Peering into the atmospheres of strange new worlds

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Join us Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 7:00pm for a Science Under the Dome public lecture at the Wayne State University Planetarium:

Peering into the Atmospheres of Strange New Worlds

presented by

Prof. Emily Rauscher, Department of Astronomy, University of Michigan

In the last 20 years over 3,000 planets have been discovered orbiting around nearby stars and most of these exoplanets are completely unlike any planet in our solar system.  Astronomers have developed incredible methods that allow us measure the atmospheric properties of some planets, giving us clues as to the physical conditions on these exotic worlds.  I will discuss the current status and future of these grand endeavors.

This is a free event, but attendance is limited - you need to RSVP in order to attend.  RSVP soon, because these events fill-up quickly!

Wayne State University Planetarium
4841 Cass
Detroit, MI 48201

For more information about this event, please contact Ed Cackett at (313) 577-9355 or

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