Exoplanets

In this Teaching Astronomy and Space video, produced by the Institute of Physics (IOP), Teachers TV and Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), Don Pollacco introduces us to SuperWASP, one of the most successful exoplanet finding instruments in the world.

Don explains how we find planets orbiting other stars and how one day, we may study them for signs of life.

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STFC is a part of the Research Councils UK (RCUK) partnership of research councils.

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JoLewis

This is a nice video with a neat demo of an orange passing in front of a car headlight, causing a dimming of the light.