dr-becky 5 months ago
astrophysicist #Space and Time

First JWST TRAPPIST-1 Results | Not what we Expected For

We got long awaited JWST data this month, with measurements of the atmosphere of the exoplanet TRAPPIST-1c.

It's not quite the twin of Venus we expected but the results have interesting implications for the habitability for planets in the rest of the TRAPPIST-1 system... 

00:00 | Introduction

00:31 | What's TRAPPIST-1?

01:50 | Why are we studying planets orbiting red dwarf stars?

05:24  | What has JWST found for these rocky planets?

12:20  | What are the implications for the planets in TRAPPIST-1's habitable zone?

16:01 | When is the rest of the TRAPPIST-1 JWST data coming?

17:32 | Brilliant

18:49 | Bloopers

Dr Becky Smethurst
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