2022/2023 Hack an Exoplanet winners webinar with Didier Queloz

Brief description: Didier Queloz, 2019 Physics Nobel Prize laureate, answers the questions of the best teams of the Hack an Exoplanet activity in this 1-hour webinar. Didier Queloz was awarded the Nobel Prize for the discovery of the first giant planet orbiting a sun-like star outside the Solar System. Languages available: This video contain auto-generated […]

Calling all space detectives to hack an exoplanet!

Brief description: Find out more about the exciting hack an exoplanet activity in the videos below featuring exoplanet experts Didier Queloz, 2019 Nobel Laureate in Physics, Kate Isaak, ESA project scientist for the Cheops mission, and more! How are exoplanets studied? Exoplanets are planets outside our own Solar System, orbiting a star other than our […]

Exoplanet Detective Quiz

Complete the quiz to test your knowledge on exoplanets and get your certificate! Rules: The quiz is composed of 6 questions about exoplanets. Complete it successfully and you will receive an Exoplanet Detective certificate.

Meet Cheops, the Characterising Exoplanet Satellite

Brief description: Find out how Cheops, the CHaracterising ExOPlanet Satellite, is going to investigate distant planets orbiting stars other than the Sun to discover what these alien worlds are made of. As part of its inspiring mission, Cheops will measure accurately the dimensions of small exoplanets – in the Earth- to Neptune-size range – of […]

Meet the Experts: Extreme Life

Brief description: Microbial life is known to survive in all sorts of extreme environments by going into a dormant state. Could they have survived long trips around our galaxy to seed life on Earth? Astrobiologist Nicol Caplin talks extreme life in this episode of Meet The Experts. Languages available: This video contain subtitles in English, […]

Meet the Experts: Other Worlds

Brief description: Is there a planet like our Earth out there? Scientists have discovered over 4000 exoplanets, or planets outside of our Solar System, that ESA’s CHEOPS satellite will study in depth. Project scientist Kate Isaak discusses the types of exoplanets discovered and what we can learn from them. Languages available: This video contain subtitles […]

Paxi Explores Exoplanets!

Brief description: Join Paxi, ESA Education’s friendly alien mascot, on a trip beyond our Solar System to explore exoplanets. In this video, targeted at children aged between 6 and 12 years, Paxi explains how astronomers observe exoplanets and investigates how these alien worlds may look. https://youtu.be/WOD1hT0fhywhttps://youtu.be/C2BsR5Jis3Qhttps://youtu.be/DXcirtePMKUhttps://youtu.be/cB3aF47Aoxshttps://youtu.be/BofEHYO1Tfwhttps://youtu.be/ijETgqZZ3YQhttps://youtu.be/ijETgqZZ3YQhttps://youtu.be/5RKLffdwxXshttps://youtu.be/UX2lak-K-Swhttps://youtu.be/HhT58qmJk9shttps://youtu.be/dEfoiB6kjmshttps://youtu.be/cx1RdBj6clA Languages available:   This video is available in English, […]