Clara Sousa-Silva, whose expertise in phosphine as a biosignature gas was key to a recent analysis that may have detected life in the clouds of Venus, has moved to the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian for the final two years of her fellowship. She discusses the finding and the broader topic of the search for life on other planets.
Jan. 4, 2021 • ~25 min
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CfA astronomers theorize that the solar system originally had two suns as they further research a sneezing star and ‘Oumuamua.
Sept. 4, 2020 • ~9 min
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Harvard’s educational mission is bringing the universe’s strangest creation to the world, as short videos about black holes have been seen by millions.
Jan. 28, 2020 • ~9 min
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