SciCafe-Jan13 RedDwarf Stars

January 13, 2014M

Topic: Searching for Life Around Red Dwarf Stars

Speaker: Aomawa Shields, Dept. of Astronomy, University of Washington

Planets orbiting red dwarf stars are likely to be the first that we study in the search for life beyond our Solar System. At the January Eastside Science Café, join UW’s Aomawa Shields to explore why these stars offer the best chance of finding habitable planets, and how a planet's ability to support life is complicated by the unique properties of these stars.