THE NEXT RUNNER IN THE EXOPLANET RACE

THE NEXT RUNNER IN THE EXOPLANET RACE

EXOPLANET SCIENTISTS EXPERIENCED A HANDOFF IN THE RACE TO FIND HABITABLE PLANETS ON APRIL 18, when NASA’s new exoplanet hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), launched. Three months later, TESS began science operations as the previous exoplanet-search workhorse, the Kepler space telescope, went into safe mode due to low Continue Reading