Planet Hunters as presented at Brasil@Home

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PlanetHunters is project where you can help to discover planets outside the solar system. In this presentation we talk about how it was done.

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Planet Hunters as presented at Brasil@Home

  1. 1. PlanetHuntersYou can find an exoplanet Javier de la Torre @jatorre
  2. 2. Wikipedia
  3. 3. so how is the NASA doing?not bad not bad...
  4. 4. 1236 exoplanet candidateshttp://www.boingboing.net/2011/02/08/a-new-view-of-the-ga.html
  5. 5. 15 confirmedhttp://kepler.nasa.gov
  6. 6. so this is perfect?obviously not...
  7. 7. algorithms finds what theyhave been trained to findthere might be other things there...
  8. 8. www.planethunters.org/planetometerin less than 6 months
  9. 9. http://www.keckobservatory.org/
  10. 10. http://blogs.zooniverse.org/planethunters/2011/04/12/keck-follow-up/
  11. 11. What is so great aboutPlanetHunters? Great idea It is a fun website to work on There is a community and is being followed Scientist report back regularly Good Promotion on the web and media
  12. 12. http://www.planethunters.org/who_we_are
  13. 13. THANKS!

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