The Search for Earth 2.0

Sara Seager’s groundbreaking research ranges from the detection of exoplanet atmospheres to innovative theories about life on other worlds to development of novel space mission concepts. Dubbed an “astronomical Indiana Jones”, she is on a quest to discover a true Earth twin. A professor at MIT, she was named in Time magazine’s “25 Most Influential in Space.” (10:14)

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