This is the forty-sixth and final video of the Crash Course – Astronomy series, hosted by Dr. Phil Plait. This video describes the search for exoplanets and how we would be able to detect life on other planets. Phil describes why we are unlikely to be visited, and why electronic communication is much more likely.
This is the twenty-seventh video of the Crash Course – Astronomy series, hosted by Dr. Phil Plait. This video examines how astronomers find planets outside our solar system, and describes some of the planets found so far.
From the video description:
Table of Contents:
- Other Planets Orbit Other Stars 2:10
- Nearly 2000 Have Been Found 9:29
- Transits 5:44
- Doppler Shift 3:30
- Exoplanets Orbit Nearly Every Kind of Star 8:44
- Billions of Earth-Like Planets 9:33