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Planetary RadioMarch 23, 2009

Exoplanet Finder Debra Fischer

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Debra Fischer
Debra Fischer

Astronomer, Yale University

More than 300 planets have been discovered circling other stars, but when will we find an Earth-sized one? Astronomer Debra Fischer describes FINDS, a new technology that may bring that day closer. Bill Nye finds a deadly bacterium in space. Emily Lakdawalla's Q&A looks back at an element of the Galileo mission to Jupiter. It's back to giving away t-shirts in the What's Up space trivia contest with Bruce Betts and Mat Kaplan.

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