“The Hunt for Planet B” follows Seager and others on their search for extraterrestrial life; three other nominated films feature MIT affiliates.
Professor led MIT department for eight years, playing pivotal leadership roles at the Institute and in physics research and community-building.
The fellowship supports research contributing to the field of planetary science and astronomy.
The planet’s night side likely hosts iron clouds, titanium rain, and winds that dwarf Earth’s jetstream.
Catalog of planet candidates nearly doubles in size during 2020-21.
The boiling new world, which zips around its star at ultraclose range, is among the lightest exoplanets found to date.
Not just an exoplanet-finder anymore, TESS yields diverse astrophysics results at second science conference.
MIT scientists present exoplanet data at the 237th American Astronomical Society meeting.
MIT-led NASA mission finds a multi-planetary system that could be an “ideal laboratory” to study planetary formation and evolution.
Pioneer in exoplanet research helped transform the burgeoning field into one of the fastest-growing and most exciting in space science.
The rocky world, with its baking-hot surface, is likely not habitable.
MIT Kavli Institute researcher working on the TESS mission gave the keynote address at an annual event organized by the Lincoln Laboratory Hispanic/Latino Network.