Are there Earthlike Planets in the Alpha Centauri System?
On this episode of SpaceBites, Snack-Sized Space Science, Dr. Debra Fischer and PhD student Lily Zhao discuss their analysis of ground-based telescope data on the nearby Alpha Centauri system and its implications for the presence of Earthlike planets in the habitable zones of Alpha Cen A and Alpha Cen B.
To learn more about Debra Fischer and her work: http://exoplanets.astro.yale.edu/people/dfischer.php
To learn more about The BoldlyGo Institute: http://boldlygo.org/
To learn more about Project Blue, BoldlyGo's current mission that Dr. Fischer talks about in this video: http://www.projectblue.org/