On Jan. 25, 2006, NSF hosted a media briefing to present the findings from a new type of planet discovery. Webcast live, the briefing featured NSF Assistant Director for Mathematical and Physical Sciences Michael Turner, David Bennett, an astrophysicist with the PLANET research collaboration and the University of Notre Dame, Jean-Philippe Beaulieu of PLANET and the Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris, France, and Scott Tremaine of Princeton University.
For more information about the webcast, see: http://www.nsf.gov/news/newsmedia/planet06/.
Credit: Patrick Olmert, National Science Foundation
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