The Search for Habitable Planets and Intelligent Life

by · Aug 7, 2015 · 809 views ·

Geoff Marcy and his group have discovered hundreds of planets orbiting around other stars. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, won the NASA Medal for Exceptional Scientific Achievement, was named Discovery Magazine’s 2003 Space Scientist of the Year, was co-recipient of the Shaw Prize, and was a co-investigator on the NASA Kepler mission that discovered over 4000 planets, most being nearly the size of our Earth. Marcy is now searching for intelligent life in the universe.

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