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Astronomers Announce the Most Earth-Like Planet Yet Found Outside the Solar System

NSF Press Briefing and Webcast

Monday, June 13, 2005
1:00 to 2:00 P.M., Eastern
National Science Foundation
Arlington, Virginia

An archive of the webcast for on-demand viewing is here.


Michael Turner

Michael Turner
Assistant Director for Mathematical and Physical Sciences, NSF

Geoffrey W. Marcy

Geoffrey W. Marcy
University of California, Berkeley

R. Paul Butler

R. Paul Butler
Carnegie Institution of Washington

Eugenio J. Rivera

Eugenio J. Rivera
Lick Observatory, University of California, Santa Cruz

Jack Lissauer

Jack Lissauer
NASA Ames Research Center


Screenshot of planet and orbit

Gliese 876 and the orbits of its three known planets
View video

Screenshot of planets

A Flythrough Animation of the Gliese 876 System
View video

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The webcast requires the free RealPlayer which is available at real.com.


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