Bringing extra-solar planets into the introductory physics classroom

Edward E Prather, Timothy F. Slater

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Abstract

This paper describes a teaching activity for students using Doppler shifts of starlight to detect extra-solar planets.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)120-122
Number of pages3
JournalPhysics Teacher
Volume39
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1 2001
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Education

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