Alumnus Seeking Exoplanets with ACESat

    Date Posted: 
    Thursday, February 5, 2015

    Research scientist Eduardo Bendek, Ph.D. 2012, would like to take a good long look around our nearest neighboring star system for exoplanets — and he and a colleague at NASA's Ames Research Center have proposed a Small Explorer mission to do so. Learn more about the Alpha Centauri Exoplanet Satellite's strategy and technology (including a coronograph built by OSC's own Olivier Guyon) in this Scientific American profile.