trappist-one

Discovering planets beyond our Solar System

In 2017, NASA announced the discovery of seven earth-sized exoplanets orbiting a single star called, Trappist-One. Now, data has revealed new clues about the composition of these exoplanets and their potential to support life. Astronomy and astrophysics professor at the CUNY College of Staten Island, Emily Rice, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.