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Technologically there’s never been a better time to search for a new earth beyond our solar system.

Professor Danielle George examines exoplanets in the so-called habitable zone. Those that have liquid water. And maybe even life.

She wonders how we might be able to take the our first ever high resolution picture of an exoplanet using the microchips found in mobile phones. And she meets world-leading astrophysicists to ask if within our lifetimes humans might step foot on an earth-like planet.

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Exoplanets

In 2013 I completed an introductory course in Astrobiology and the Search for Extraterrestrial Life through Coursera lectured by Professor Charles Cockell UK Centre For Astrobiology at the University of Edinburgh. I found the course very interesting and have joined several Astrobiology groups worldwide. Exoplanets: The Search for Another Earth is an excellent audiobook anyone interested in this field of science.

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Good back ground noise.

Interesting but a bit repetitive unfortunately, would of been great with more interviews and info.

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extremely interesting and well produced

perfect balance of science and narrative. so interesting!
I was always interested in the topic but found the science hard to grasp. This podcast keeps you engaged in every episode.

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Good

Comments from scientist from around the world would have made this better, not just the anglo saxon community.

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loved it

good information presented in an entertaining way. top experts. very understandable. plenty of food for thought.

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Good but too much music.

I liked the information and the interviews but I don't get why so many audible originals insist on playing so much music while people are talking... It's an educational audio book not a story.
Would have rated higher otherwise.

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Nice overview but,

I would have preferred a bit more discussion of the hard science behind all these amazing discoveries.

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Easy to read

Gave good info, reading good.
Information good, will listen to it again and again.

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amazing

before this I had no idea about exoplanets. it's amazing to think of the possibilities of other life..... on the other hand, life is so fragile that it is also possible that we as humans are unique.....

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Shame

Any physicist or biologist who pretends to believe in man made global warming is a disgrace to science and humany. All solar physicists will tell you climate is driven by solar cycles, CO2 follows global warming by 600+ years and we are entering a 30 year mini ice age. Shame on you.

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  • 03-06-2020

Ruined by incidental music alongside the narration

I tried to listen to this fascinating podcast, but kept being distracted by never knowing when background music would detract from my being able to focus on the narration.
Please stop doing this, Amazon! Please don't have background music while people are talking. Save it for the beginning and the end, or in between chapters if you must.

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  • craig massey
  • 14-06-2020

diabolical

I hate the annoying music in the background it's so distracting and patronising don't buy!

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  • Rege
  • 01-06-2020

It should appeal you if you're tech savvy.

It kept my attention throughout series, soundtrack adds more colors, and insightful and well thought concepts.

Really enjoyed!

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  • katie
  • 01-06-2020

Let's go exo!

This podcast is perfect for launching your imagination into interstellar space while our Earth is locked down.The passion of all involved was vitalising.I was initially very cynical of Amazon as a company but my opinion has slightly changed through making these wonderful educational resources available.A big thank you and well done to all involved for reminding us just how incredible existence is!

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  • springerlady
  • 11-07-2020

brilliant content sham about the "music"

content excellent narrator good but intrusive strange repeatituve musak almost ruined some sections
please revise for benefit of other listeners

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  • 31-05-2020

Great listen

Really enjoyed this podcast, very informative and good humoured! Would recommend this for all ages and anyone interested in the search for extraterrestrial life.

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  • 31-05-2020

Great listen

Great overview of the current state of exoplanet exploration and fitting tributes to some of the greats of the past.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 22-06-2020

Fantastic!

What a great introduction to the frontier of this branch of science. A great listen!

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  • MR R GURNEY
  • 21-06-2020

Music

The music ruins the interesting content.

it's sounds like it's edited by someone on Mdma

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  • Joye C.
  • 07-08-2020

brilliant

loved it. really brought me up to speed on exoworlds. looking forward to more. thankyou.

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