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Message 60205 - Posted: 23 Oct 2013, 19:42:46 UTC

Dr. Daniel Angerhausen, whose office is next door to the MilkyWay@home office, and who works for the New York Center for Astrobiology at RPI, recently went up in the SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy) observatory and made a time-lapse video of the mission:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-W3xoOu0NE&feature

His work is in searching for Exoplanets - or extra-solar planets, that is, planets that are in other solar systems.

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Message 60206 - Posted: 24 Oct 2013, 12:20:46 UTC - in response to Message 60205.

Dr. Daniel Angerhausen, whose office is next door to the MilkyWay@home office, and who works for the New York Center for Astrobiology at RPI, recently went up in the SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy) observatory and made a time-lapse video of the mission:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-W3xoOu0NE&feature

His work is in searching for Exoplanets - or extra-solar planets, that is, planets that are in other solar systems.


Very cool!!!


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