Learn about the Gemini Planet Imager's census of solar systems as it surveys 600 young nearby stars.
Cosmic Musings: The Gemini Planet Imager and the Search for Solar Systems like our ownGriffith Observatory (2800 East Observatory Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, United States) Map it $25
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James Larkin, professor of physics and astronomy at UCLA, has been working with his team for over six years to construct a highly optimized system called the Gemini Planet Imager to survey 600 young nearby stars to perform an actual census of solar systems. He will share some early results and talk about the instrument and the survey.
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