ERIC Number: EJ1057000
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Apr
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 12
Kepler's Third Law and NASA's "Kepler Mission"
Gould, Alan; Komatsu, Toshi; DeVore, Edna; Harman, Pamela; Koch, David
Physics Teacher, v53 n4 p201-204 Apr 2015
NASA's "Kepler Mission" has been wildly successful in discovering exoplanets. This paper summarizes the mission goals, briefly explains the transit method of finding exoplanets and design of the mission, provides some key findings, and describes useful education materials available at the "Kepler" website.
Descriptors: Astronomy, Space Exploration, Physics, Class Activities, Science Activities, Web Sites, Science Instruction, Science Equipment, Scientific Methodology
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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