Category archives for KITP
Status of CoRoT and Kepler missions is reviewed at the “Exoplanets Rising” workshop at the Kavli Institute, we’ll see if there are any news. CoRoT is up first. Magali Deleuil presenting. Kepler next with Bill Borucki.
Dave Charbonneau: why transits are cool Kicking off afternoon session is Josh Winn on transit uses and abuses. Then Gaspar Bakos on ground based transits.
Debra Fischer talking about correlations between metallicity and mass of stars and planets
Marcy next, talking about the ηEarth survey with the Keck.
Well, I’m back at the Kavli Institute attending the Exoplanets Rising workshop. We have a full schedule of talks over the week, and I’ll be intermittently blogging the events as we amble along. Bunch of interesting sounding talk on the schedule, and hopefully some interesting news and discoveries that we will hear about. We kick-off…
Another topical colloquium here at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics… “Money, It’s a Gas”
it turns out that hot tubs and light ashfall are a bad mix
MODIS map of the Jesusita fire click of Jesusita tag on the right side
The Jesusita Fire in Santa Barbara has broken out and spread far west and south, situation is looking very serious, there will be a lot of loss tonight, evacuation orders extend to Goleta, refugees are moving to UCSB, and it may not be done yet. It could be worse than the Tea Fire.