The Search for
By: Simon Smith, for the Fall 2010 Physics 211x
years, mankind has wondered if it is alone in the universe. Though we
have not found anyone out there yet,
every planet we find further increases the chances
that somewhere out
there is someone else. But how do we
find these worlds?
This website endeavours to explain how astronomers
around the world are
looking for planets that are, by all
rights, too small to see directly.