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Konstantin Batygin

Konstantin Batygin

Konstantin Batygin is a graduate student at Caltech who's studying how planetary systems (including our own) form and evolve, and trying to understand the interiors of extrasolar planets.

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Searching for one planet, finding another

Posted 2011/05/23 07:35 CDT | 0 comment

Some parallels exist between Odysseus' journey and the discoveries of exoplanets. What initially started out as a well-planned trip from Troy back to Ithaca, turned into a series of rather unfortunate events, with episodes of fighting Cyclops and having your crew turned into swine.

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