Planetary Radio • Jan 18, 2010

William Borucki on Kepler's Search for Another Earth

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Bill Borucki

Kepler Principal Investigator

The Kepler spacecraft's discovery of five exoplanets has just been confirmed by ground-based telescopes. Principal Investigator Bill Borucki returns with a progress report and a look forward toward the discovery of a truly Earth-like planet. Emily Lakdawalla reports on a Near-Earth Object that may or may not have originated on Earth. Bill Nye is having MicroFUN discovering how many solar systems in the Milky Way might be like ours. What's Up in the night sky on a beautiful day in Pasadena features a new space trivia contest.

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