18 Aug 2015

The Discovery of 51 Eridani b - Professor James Graham

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:30 pm on 18 August 2015

Astronommers have discovered a Jupiter-like planet, that could give clues to how our solar system was formed. It's known as 51 Eridani b, it's 100 light years away and is believed to be a young, 20 million years old. The project scientist is Professor of Astronomy at UC Berkeley, James Graham.

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