McMaster University Origins Institute Public Lectures
Thursday, November 14, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
McMaster Innovation Park, 175 Longwood Rd South
The event is free to attend and no ticket is needed, but Origins Institute advices to arrive in good time to get a seat.
A planet not our own
We thought we understood the planets of our Solar System until we discovered new worlds beyond our own Sun. Planets the size of Jupiter with orbits completed in Earth days, planets with two suns in the sky and others with seas of tar or endless oceans. How did these worlds form, how did we find them and could any of these discoveries be at all like our own Earth?