New planet found by C of C students- Charleston Post and Courier

Professor Joe Carson likes to joke with his astrophysics class: Find a planet, you get an “A.” No planet, “F.”


Seniors Thea Kozakis and Laura Stevens just scored the “A.” Analyzing photographic data from the Subaru telescope in Hawaii, Kozakis noticed a giant light shining closer in to the massive star kappa Andromedae than she had ever seen before.




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