Short Course Videos Posted: Mastering the Wave - The Whys and Hows of Exoplanet Imaging
The essence of imaging faint planets lies in controlling and canceling light waves from the parent star to great precision. This is a challenging problem, regardless of whether it is attempted through the Earth’s turbulent atmosphere or from the serenity of space. This is an exciting time, as the first dedicated planet imagers hunt for giant planets using the world’s largest telescopes, and as NASA plans ambitious missions in search of bona fide earth twins.
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