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Science Trek, hosted by Joan Cartan-Hansen and produced by Idaho Public Television, focuses on a variety of science-related topics. In addition to the television broadcast, Science Trek includes a substantial website with more teacher-vetted, standards-based educational content on each topic.

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Saturday, Jan 6, 2018 - 4:00 AM    "Exoplanets" Planets that orbit around stars outside our solar system are called exoplanets or extra solar planets. Astrophysicists searching the universe have found a variety of exoplanets and are looking for signs of life. How do scientists find these planets well beyond our solar system? What are exoplanets like? Host Joan Cartan-Hansen will be joined by two scientists from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory: Nick Siegler, astrophysicist and the Chief Technologist for NASA's Exoplanet Exploration Program and Tiffany Meshkat, postdoctoral scholar in the Exoplanetary Science Initiative. D
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