Sara Seager

Nov. 15, 2013

Searching for Earth 2.0

New data suggest one in every five stars like the sun may have an Earth-like planet circling it.

kepler, earth, goldilocks zone, sara seager, exoplanet, habitable planet

May. 20, 2011

Exoplanets Floating Freely, Without A Star

Ten newly discovered exoplanets are very distant from their host stars, or not orbiting them at all.

planet, space, nasa, telescope

AVAILABLE IN ITUNES

Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

view more

FEATURED PLAYLIST

Train Tech

BOOKS BY OUR GUESTS

Mystery Box

Building Bridges From Plastic Shampoo Bottles

A New Jersey company transforms plastic waste into beams sturdy enough to support tanks and trains.

Science Friday® is produced by the Science Friday Initiative, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Science Friday® and SciFri® are registered service marks of Science Friday, Inc. Site design by Pentagram; engineering by Mediapolis.

 

topics