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How spectroscopy could reveal alien life: Garik Israelian on TED.com

Posted by: Emily McManus

Garik Israelian is a spectroscopist, studying the spectrum emitted by a star to figure out what it’s made of and how it might behave. It’s a rare and accessible look at this discipline, which may help us an Earthlike planet friendly to life. (Recorded at TEDGlobal, July 2009, Oxford, UK.Duration: 15:52)

Twitter URL: http://on.ted.com/3Z

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