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Discovering new planets

David Rothery and Carole Haswell

As The Open University celebrates its 50th anniversary, David Rothery. Professor of Planetary Geosciences and Carole Haswell, Professor of Astrophysics, delivered a joint inaugural lecture event on the theme of Discovering new planets.

Watch the video below to hear what Professor David Rothery has found about the history of the planet Mercury and what Professor Carole Haswell has to say about exoplanets and how they serve to put planet Earth in context: 

Discovering new planets

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Read about previous inaugural lectures in the 50th anniversary series

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