Life Probably Exists Beyond Earth. So How Do We Find It?

Jamie Shreeve | National Geographic
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

With next-generation telescopes, tiny space probes, and more, scientists aim to search for life beyond our solar system—and make contact. EAPS Class of 1941 Professor of Planetary Sciences Sara Seager speaks with National Geographic reporter Jamie Shreeve about her work searching for an Earth-like planet orbiting a sunlike star. “You never know what’s going to happen,” Seager says. “But I know that something great is around those stars.”

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