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Hannah Wakeford
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Exoplanet astronomer and public engagement advocate
Exoplanet astronomer and public engagement advocate

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The HST 'bacon' program: PanCET
What is PanCET? PanCET is the largest exoplanet observation program ever to be run with the Hubble Space Telescope. Now, PanCET stands for the Panchromatic Comparative Exoplanet Treasury and is a program which consists of 498 HST orbits (that is 32 solid da...
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Double transit all the way across the star!
Artist impression of the TRAPPIST-1b and -1c transit. Credit: NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI) with science credit to NASA, ESA, and J. de Wit (MIT) On May the 4th the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) trained its mirror on a little ultra-cool dwarf star, just 39...
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Double transit all the way across the star!
Artist impression of the TRAPPIST-1b and -1c transit. Credit: NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI) with science credit to NASA, ESA, and J. de Wit (MIT) On May the 4th the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) trained its mirror on a little ultra-cool dwarf star, just 39...
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My exoplanet memories
This is what I was doing in 1995. Conducting, Counting, and at the beach. These weirdly follow my real life. But those trousers in the middle, what were they thinking. It is strange, when I think about the discovery of exoplanets, I cannot place the first t...
My exoplanet memories
My exoplanet memories
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Clear to Cloudy
As of XX this morning the NASA Exoplanet archive lists the discovery of XXXX exoplanets. These planets range in size and mass all the way from super Jupiters (over 10 times the mass of Jupiter), to Neptune’s, super-Earths (up to 10 times the mass of the Ear...
Clear to Cloudy
Clear to Cloudy
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Condensate clouds in hot Jupiter atmospheres Poster
http://arxiv.org/abs/1409.7594
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What I learnt from DPS15
DPS15 is a conference held by the Division of Planetary Science which is a group within the AAS (American Astronomical Society). This year was their 47th annual meeting, which was hosted at National Harbour, just outside of Washington DC. This was my first ...
What I learnt from DPS15
What I learnt from DPS15
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What I learnt from DPS15
DPS15 is a conference held by the Division of Planetary Science which is a group within the AAS (American Astronomical Society). This year was their 47th annual meeting, which was hosted at National Harbour, just outside of Washington DC. This was my first ...
What I learnt from DPS15
What I learnt from DPS15
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What I learnt from CCTP2
At the beginning of September I attended the Comparative Climates for Terrestrial Planets II conference at NASA AMES Research Center.  The conference aimed to  foster a series of interdisciplinary conversations on a wide range of planetary climates. this ye...
What I learnt from CCTP2
What I learnt from CCTP2
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HMAvl: A year on film
As everything that happens in the university of Exeter's astrophysics group; it all started with coffee time.  My very good friend and colleague, Moncho Ray Raposo, had asked if I wanted to try a video series, and being like minded with regards to public en...
HMAvl: A year on film
HMAvl: A year on film
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