Extrasolar Planets

Directly Imaging Exoplanets or: Seeing Alien Worlds

Apr 13, 2016
Professor Bruce Macintosh of KIPAC is the primary protagonist of “In Search of Ancient Jupiters,” an excellent and compelling piece by Lee Billings in the Aug 2015 edition of the popular science magazine Scientific American (SciAm), and in the article he gives a very human perspective on the race to find and see this class of exoplanets directly vs. using the indirect means that most recent methods have focused on.