Pete WordenCenter Director, Ames Research Center
Natalie BatalhaKepler Deputy Science Team Lead, San Jose State University
What fraction of stars in our galaxy harborpotentially habitable, Earth-size planets?
Planet Candidates as of June 2010                           Jun 2010  Size Relative to Earth                              ...
Planet Candidates as of Feb 2011                          Jun 2010           Feb 2011 Size Relative to Earth              ...
Planet Candidates as of Dec 2011                          Jun 2010            Feb 2011        Dec 2011 Size Relative to Ea...
Sizes of Planet Candidates                               1181 − Neptune-size                               (+78%)Super Ear...
Candidates in the Habitable Zone                           Jun 2010              Feb 2011           Dec 2011Size Relative ...
Candidates in the Habitable Zone                           Jun 2010              Feb 2011           Dec 2011Size Relative ...
Ten Near-Earth-Size Candidates in the     Habitable Zone (185-303 K)                         Jun 2010              Feb 201...
Ten Near-Earth-Size Candidates in the     Habitable Zone (185-303 K)                         Jun 2010              Feb 201...
William BoruckiKepler Principal Investigator at Ames
Data Confirmation
Data Confirmation
Composition Dependence on the Radius and Mass of a Planet
First Confirmed Kepler Planet     In the Habitable Zone
When Is an Earth-Analog"   Really an Earth-Analog?Jill Tarter, Director, Center for SETI Research
The Allen Telescope Array                           ATA-42
Hat Creek Radio Observatory                                        Shasta             Allen Telescope Array               ...
NOISE MEASURED IN                      DEGREES KELVIN                           3He+FREQUENCY IN GHz
Hyperfine Spin-Flip Transition       f0 = 1420 MHz          f0 = 8666 MHz        λ0 = 21 cm             λ0 = 3.46 cm Hydrog...
Voyager 1 Signal from 106 AU AwayTime        Frequency
Last Month Looking at Mars                                     MROTime       Mars Express          Frequency
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  1. 1. Pete WordenCenter Director, Ames Research Center
  2. 2. Natalie BatalhaKepler Deputy Science Team Lead, San Jose State University
  3. 3. What fraction of stars in our galaxy harborpotentially habitable, Earth-size planets?
  4. 4. Planet Candidates as of June 2010 Jun 2010 Size Relative to Earth Orbital Period in days
  5. 5. Planet Candidates as of Feb 2011 Jun 2010 Feb 2011 Size Relative to Earth Orbital Period in days
  6. 6. Planet Candidates as of Dec 2011 Jun 2010 Feb 2011 Dec 2011 Size Relative to Earth Orbital Period in days
  7. 7. Sizes of Planet Candidates 1181 − Neptune-size (+78%)Super Earth-size − 680 (+136%)Earth-size − 207 203 − Jupiter-size (+204%) (+23%) 27 − Super (+42%) Jupiter-size
  8. 8. Candidates in the Habitable Zone Jun 2010 Feb 2011 Dec 2011Size Relative to Earth 223K - 373K Dec: 139 Feb: 54 Equilibrium Temperature [K]
  9. 9. Candidates in the Habitable Zone Jun 2010 Feb 2011 Dec 2011Size Relative to Earth 185K - 303K Dec: 48 Feb: 25 Equilibrium Temperature [K]
  10. 10. Ten Near-Earth-Size Candidates in the Habitable Zone (185-303 K) Jun 2010 Feb 2011 Dec 2011Size Relative to Earth Equilibrium Temperature [K]
  11. 11. Ten Near-Earth-Size Candidates in the Habitable Zone (185-303 K) Jun 2010 Feb 2011 Dec 2011Size Relative to Earth Equilibrium Temperature [K]
  12. 12. William BoruckiKepler Principal Investigator at Ames
  13. 13. Data Confirmation
  14. 14. Data Confirmation
  15. 15. Composition Dependence on the Radius and Mass of a Planet
  16. 16. First Confirmed Kepler Planet In the Habitable Zone
  17. 17. When Is an Earth-Analog" Really an Earth-Analog?Jill Tarter, Director, Center for SETI Research
  18. 18. The Allen Telescope Array ATA-42
  19. 19. Hat Creek Radio Observatory Shasta Allen Telescope Array Lassen
  20. 20. NOISE MEASURED IN DEGREES KELVIN 3He+FREQUENCY IN GHz
  21. 21. Hyperfine Spin-Flip Transition f0 = 1420 MHz f0 = 8666 MHz λ0 = 21 cm λ0 = 3.46 cm Hydrogen 3Helium+
  22. 22. Voyager 1 Signal from 106 AU AwayTime Frequency
  23. 23. Last Month Looking at Mars MROTime Mars Express Frequency

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