What Is An Exoplanet? & Becoming An Astronomer – Lauren Biddle Interview Ep1 - AeroSpace News What Is An Exoplanet? & Becoming An Astronomer – Lauren Biddle Interview Ep1 - AeroSpace News
Pages Menu
Categories Menu



Posted in Astronomy, Astronomy For Kids, Space Videos

What Is An Exoplanet? & Becoming An Astronomer – Lauren Biddle Interview Ep1

Astronomy School, Exoplanets and Jedis Oh My! In this interview we speak with new astronomer Lauren Biddle about her experience at the University of Arizona studying for, and earning, an impressive double major Bachelor's degree in Astronomy and Physics, time as a telescope operator there, her current position at the Gemini Observatory in Hawaii, methods to search for exoplanets, her path ahead as an Exoplaneteer Astronomer, Star Wars vs. Star Trek, inspiration from Carl Sagan and Neil deGrasse Tyson, the re-boot of COSMOS, and we ask for your questions for future episodes.

Did you know at least one Tatooine-like exoplanet has already been discovered? It should be clear we had a great time doing this interview and we hope you enjoy it too. As we say at the end, if you have questions about science, astronomy school, or astronomy, please leave a comment and we will try to answer them in future episodes.

Please support our video productions: Fan Funding

Subscribe To Our YouTube Channel! (A new window will open)



If you enjoyed this please become a member of our crew by supporting us with fan funding! Visit aerospacenews.com/fans and make any contribution you can afford. Every bit helps. Thanks!

If your business or brand would like to sponsor our aviation podcast, website or videos please visit aerospacenews.com/sponsor and select one of our affordable options. Thanks!

Another way you can support us if you prefer to purchase something specific is to get us some gear from our wishlist (a new window will open): aerospacenews.com/wishlist

We invite the photographers, videographers and filmmakers in our audience who’d like to have their work featured on our website, YouTube channel and Instagram account to get in touch. In case you haven’t heard we have a new program for some who are selected to get paid as well, so be sure to check that out!

There are instructions on our website at aerospacenews.com/showcase