Saturday Morning Physics
The Quest to Discover New “Earths”


Apr
09
2005

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  • Host Department: Physics
  • Date: 04/09/2005
  • Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Location: 170 & 182 Dennison Building

  • Monnier Lecture 04/09/2005
  • Description: The discoveries of giant planets around other stars have changed the way we think of our solar system -- we no longer know what a "normal" planetary system is anymore. Astronomers are now debuting new observing methods to find out more. But with the new excitement comes a growing impatience: Where are all the Earth-like planets? How are we going to find them?

    Detailed Information
    All talks are free and refreshments will be served. Visitor parking for the seminars (Central Campus) is across the street from the Dennison Building in the U-M Church Street structure. There is a $2.00 parking charge implemented by U-M Parking Services.

    Contact Information
    For more information regarding the Saturday Morning Physics series, see the Physics Department website, or call 734.764.4437