Sound and fury: finding planets amidst the noise of their dying stars [ 2012 - 2014 ]

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Researchers Prof Quentin Andrew Parker; Prof Timothy Russell Bedding; Dr Michael James Ireland

Brief description As solar-like stars expand to become red giants, their planetary systems gradual get destroyed, and the planet helps the stars to throw off their outer layers. This project will develop economic precise spectrographs to detect planets around giant stars and establish how this interaction occurs.

Funding Amount $355,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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