A Tour of Exotic Alien Solar Systems
Lecture no. 17 from the course: Life in Our Universe
Taught by Professor Laird Close | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Based on data from Kepler, there are thought to be four main classes of transiting planets: hot Jupiters, hot Neptunes, super-Earths, and Earth-like planets. In this lecture, you will look at detailed highlights of the most fascinating examples of each of these new classes of alien worlds, from most to least massive.