How to Find an Exoplanet

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  • Published: 04 May 2018
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Comments • 886

  • Real Engineering
    Real Engineering   2 years back

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    • Maarten .K
      Maarten .K  2 years back

      Terry Wilson Eh No. 1: Real Engineering is a decent youtuber and want’s to teach people interesting things combined with the explanation of formulas and calculations. 2: these planets are earth like, they’re all in the habitable zone of that star’s planet system and contain gases like oxygen, hydrogen and nitrogen. You can take a look at NASA’s website with the article of this specific star and these potential life containing planets.

    • username1nmillion
      username1nmillion  2 years back

      Real Engineering Serious question: How can we {humans} speed-up the progress of advancing our technology so we can travel {both Astronauts & global public} travel to Earth like planets tens of light years away and also be able to send our nuclear waste in an un-manned rocket directly into the middle of the nearest black-hole {1 hundred light years away}? Also I heard about *MOST* of the names of the Maths formulas you told about tho not their equations. So this is so long. Love your Accent. Regards from Australia 🇦🇺. 🌏🚀🚉☢⚛💯🌞🌚

    • Burgerl X
      Burgerl X  2 years back

      Real Engineering discord link?

    • G Unit
      G Unit  2 years back

      Real Engineering if they were earth-like, wouldn’t they also be flat, like our earth?🤔

    • EliteGeeks
      EliteGeeks  2 years back

      Popular Mechanics stole this lol They gave you credit https://www.popularmechanics.com/space/telescopes/a20167530/the-math-behind-discovering-exoplanets/

  • Kasen Ratliff
    Kasen Ratliff  1 months back

    How i feel in trigonometry class:


    This isn't trigonometry, this is triggeredometry! Its so triggering!!! It triggers memories from going from math 5 to pre algebra... i despised it and begged my parents to let me take math 6 instead...

    • Saim Shaikh
      Saim Shaikh  3 months back

      Wait was there a face in the planet 1:38

      • Tyler Bresett
        Tyler Bresett  4 months back

        Did anyone see the picture of the man on Pluto

        • Clay Miller
          Clay Miller  4 months back

          If anyone wants to see an excellent video series on the history of discovering Uranus, Neptune, Pluto, Eris, and the origins of the Planet X theory, check out *ParallaxNick* on youtube. I'm an astrophysicist and I learned an enormous number of new facts from that guy. I can't recommend him enough. He tells it more like a story than a documentary, and his descriptions of not only the scientists and their achievements, but also their quirky character traits really gives it that human touch that a lot of history videos are missing. The first one is called The Strange History of Planet X Part One: Uranus.

          He also has had health issues and economic hardship recently, so I'm sure any support for his channel would be appreciated immensely.

          • Prokiller 196
            Prokiller 196  5 months back

            Did ya‘ all see a face at 1:40?

            • Gizmo D
              Gizmo D  6 months back

              I am an Ultra-Cool Dwarfster

              • Jrbrichie
                Jrbrichie  6 months back

                Sterrrr

                • Sharma ji ka launda
                  Sharma ji ka launda  7 months back

                  90 percent of the stuff flew over my head but the 10 percent I understood was really fascinating

                  • Ikinararangal ko ako'y Iglesia ni Cristo

                    So 98% of Nasa tells us are just on their calculations and Theory.. No 100% real proof? Damn. Hahaha

                    • Anirudh
                      Anirudh  10 months back

                      1:40 first man on Pluto

                      • derlaurenz
                        derlaurenz  10 months back

                        I love your Irish accent ... makes it so much more profund for the voice overs to me.

                        • Kristopher Jones
                          Kristopher Jones  10 months back

                          Jupiter moons:
                          Ganymede
                          Callisto
                          IO
                          Europa

                          • CHomab Cjabeb
                            CHomab Cjabeb  10 months back

                            63 earths can fit inside Uranus

                            • Angelo Cella
                              Angelo Cella  10 months back

                              meanwhile kids in africa die...

                              • Alex Kaltenbach
                                Alex Kaltenbach  11 months back

                                So fucking nutty to me

                                • The Exoplanets Channel
                                  The Exoplanets Channel  11 months back

                                  Great video! This month I'm trying to detect a rocky super-Earth planet

                                  • Renier jansenvanvuuren
                                    Renier jansenvanvuuren  12 months back

                                    why not take resources like metals and water from syars and other planets since the earth s resoirces are runnning out

                                    • warlike tiger
                                      warlike tiger  1 years back

                                      why west ignores the fact that eastern civilizations too discovered the planets way before 4000 years? there white propaganda is running at it's best.

                                      • 360o
                                        360o  1 years back

                                        1:40 yo pluto's face looks dope

                                        • MusFuzZ
                                          MusFuzZ  1 years back

                                          1:40 i saw it

                                          • BR Pannier 68
                                            BR Pannier 68  1 years back

                                            I know you probably have a plan and i do understand, but is it possible for you to do a video on nuclear missles and hoe they work, the explosion and the rocket. I would find it interesting. Good video by the way.

                                            • Sasanka Varanasi
                                              Sasanka Varanasi  1 years back

                                              Ancient Indians knew the number of planets even thousand of years ago. In India we consider "Nava Graha", Nava = Nine and Graha=Planets, but the western civilization call us Third world... this concept of 9 Planets has been even considered as demigods and so there are hundreds of references of 9 planets in indian historical scripts..

                                              • Ø
                                                Ø  1 years back

                                                If this doesnt make you want to play Stellaris i dont know what will

                                                • Zachary Gagnon
                                                  Zachary Gagnon  1 years back

                                                  It's pronounced star not stur...

                                                  • gosgoran
                                                    gosgoran  1 years back

                                                    Lots of steRs in the univeRse.

                                                    • Kosta Dub
                                                      Kosta Dub  1 years back

                                                      1:41 lmao

                                                      • Sir Walrus
                                                        Sir Walrus  1 years back

                                                        *Kepler's Turd Law*

                                                        • baltakatei
                                                          baltakatei  1 years back

                                                          Your best chance as a random person with internet access to get a planet named after you is to play Eve Online's exoplanet minigame Planet Discovery. It's a citizen science project where individuals must identify transits based off noisy light intensity samples that some European astronomers think humans can process faster than computers. It's free to play as well.

                                                          • Ricky Downhill - RDH
                                                            Ricky Downhill - RDH  1 years back

                                                            The science behind finding exoplanets is just insane!!

                                                            • That guy
                                                              That guy  1 years back

                                                              I’m getting flashbacks to my astronomy lessons

                                                              • Ethan Rowland
                                                                Ethan Rowland  1 years back

                                                                Great vid! I have one question, however. In science class I was taught that the first exoplanets were discovered around pulsars by using the doppler effect. Pulsars rotate very quickly and emit radio waves at consistent frequencies, allowing scientists to detect changes in the frequency of these waves due to the star shifting due to orbiting the center of mass alongside a planet due to the doppler effect. Pulsars are essentially the ultra-dense cores of stars many times the mass of our sun and do not emit visible light, and thus the systems that they are a part of are not comparable to our own solar system. Just for clarification, did you leave this method out of the video because the pular systems are not as comparable to our solar system because the sun isn't a pulsar? Thanks!

                                                                • Anim8D Ideas
                                                                  Anim8D Ideas  1 years back

                                                                  pause at 1:40 and ask why....

                                                                  • TheZui
                                                                    TheZui  1 years back

                                                                    what is there?

                                                                • Harsh Lahoti
                                                                  Harsh Lahoti  1 years back

                                                                  These are the kind of vids that make you say 'WOW'

                                                                  • Eric Southard
                                                                    Eric Southard  1 years back

                                                                    Isn't Trappist an acronym too?

                                                                    • J3d
                                                                      J3d  1 years back

                                                                      It's a backronym. Go to this link to see the explanation bc it's a bit complex.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TRAPPIST-1

                                                                  • William Latinette
                                                                    William Latinette  1 years back

                                                                    I don't expect anyone can easily answer this but...
                                                                    I see how the description of calculating A planet's mass would work- but not with a system of MULTIPLE planets all in different positions. This would seem to be a difficult if not impossible remote calculation, and thus my skepticism about any accurate hypothesis on the star's overall planetary condition.

                                                                    • J3d
                                                                      J3d  1 years back

                                                                      This is true and multiple planet discoveries are indeed more difficult unless it's a relatively tight system such as the one known as the TRAPPIST system. One thing to keep in mind here is that many of these values will change as our ability to see these worlds gets better.

                                                                  • Joshua Mariano
                                                                    Joshua Mariano  1 years back

                                                                    I like how poetic you can be at times

                                                                    • Krispy Kleenex
                                                                      Krispy Kleenex  1 years back

                                                                      Please tell me how a planet spins I feel very dumb for this

                                                                      • JackPack
                                                                        JackPack  1 years back

                                                                        Dude PLEASE do a video on how space telescopes work! (Hubble,etc)

                                                                        • Castle师子
                                                                          Castle师子  1 years back

                                                                          I study in China.... how do i register

                                                                          • Castle师子
                                                                            Castle师子  1 years back

                                                                            Hello.. what engineering did you do?

                                                                            • Aerohk
                                                                              Aerohk  2 years back

                                                                              Go SpaceX

                                                                              • Konstantinos
                                                                                Konstantinos  2 years back

                                                                                every time he says sterr... drink a shot! and till the end of the video you will also find many exoplanets

                                                                                • 3tou6bi
                                                                                  3tou6bi  2 years back

                                                                                  a red dwarf is not ultra cold, only a white dwarf might be called like that. they got a surface temperature of less than 4k K, while our sun has 5k...

                                                                                  • Michael Pierce
                                                                                    Michael Pierce  2 years back

                                                                                    How about getting to one without traveling so fast that time passes on Earth and everyone that knew about the venture dies?

                                                                                    • Shourya Khare
                                                                                      Shourya Khare  2 years back

                                                                                      You really deserve a billion subscribers , your channel grew up so quickly , I've seen it growing the whole way to 1 million subscribers ,your work is commendable. Love your channel a lot and respect your effort . :-)

                                                                                      • Moritz Horst
                                                                                        Moritz Horst  2 years back

                                                                                        I keep hearing „stairs“ instead of „stars“

                                                                                        • BHAAVYA CHEMI TECH
                                                                                          BHAAVYA CHEMI TECH  2 years back

                                                                                          https://youtu.be/cYvWsQq-CPw