In this podcast. Dr. Aaron Meisner discusses Backyard Worlds, a citizen science project that looks for brown dwarfs & other low mass stars in WISE data. #365DaysOfAstro
What do brown dwarfs teach us about stars? What do they teach us about planets? What keeps them warm, and how long do they live?
What are the many sources of light in the universe? Why is a spectrum so important?
Feel the magnetic attraction of this rogue planet!
Let’s keep fiddling with planet definitions and more updates from astronomy.
Podcaster: Emily Lakdawalla & Amy Mainzer