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Saturday, May 26 • 10:00am - 10:50am
The 7 Dwarves (OK, TRAPPISTS)

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In February 2017, NASA announced one of its most exciting discoveries to date: 7 exoplanets in the TRAPPIST-1 system, some of which have the potential to support life as we know it. Join a set of NASA scientists to learn more about the TRAPPISTS, exoplanets in general, and how such discoveries are possible.

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Giada Arney

Dr. Giada Arney is an astrobiologist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. She loves planets of all types, especially planets orbiting other stars called exoplanets. Her research focuses on detecting and characterizing potentially habitable exoplanets with future telescopes. Using... Read More →

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Katherine Garcia-Sage

Dr. Katherine Garcia-Sage is a space scientist at NASA Goddard and a research associate at the Catholic University of America. She specializes in computational modeling of Earth's ionosphere and magnetic field and how they are affected by Solar activity. She then works on applying... Read More →
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Ravi Kopparapu

Dr. Ravi Kopparapu is an astrophyscist and planetary scientist at NASA Goddard. His research interests are in exoplanets and habitable worlds. His habitable zone calculations were used to identify all the potential habitable planets known to date. He did his Ph.D from Louisiana State... Read More →
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Aki Roberge

Research Astrophysicist, NASA
Ask me about exoplanets = planets around other stars. We're planing amazing future space telescopes to study a huge range of exotic exoplanets, find the truly Earth-like worlds in the solar neighborhood, and search them for signs of life!

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Jandy Hanna

Jandy Hanna, PhD, MSB, is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Biomedical Sciences Division at WVSOM. Her PhD is in Biological Anthropology and Anatomy and she currently teaches medical gross anatomy and studies the biomechanics of locomotion. Her Masters is in bioethics, in which... Read More →

Saturday May 26, 2018 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
 Annapolis 4