Exoplanet Hunters

Students in the physics elective course Gravitational Astrophysics (known colloquially as GASP) were selected to field test the “Laboratory for the Study of Exoplanets” developed by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

students learning about planets

 

I think it did help me learn more because there was such a real world feel to this activity. I had to really learn and understand what was going on because I couldn’t bluff my way through it.

TWELFTH GRADE student

EXOPLANET TRANSIT GRAPH

astrophysics class

GASP STUDENTS


exoplanet class