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Astronomy Cast

Wizzard Media

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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Science & Medicine 41
Natural Sciences 11

Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos.

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Episode 2: In Search of Other Worlds

September 18th, 2006

Episode 2 of 489 episodes

Look down at your feet. There... you're looking at a planet. Now look into the night sky and you should be able to spot a few more. After that, spotting additional planets becomes really hard, especially when you're trying to find them orbiting other stars. This week we discuss the techniques astronomers use to locate distant worlds.

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