UC Berkeley astronomers, Stanford physics professor lead NASA-funded project to discover habitable planets

This image of Jupiter's moon Europa was taken by the Gemini Planet Imager, which provides more information about a planet's composition. The team or researchers will use the GPI for their project.
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This image of Jupiter's moon Europa was taken by the Gemini Planet Imager, which provides more information about a planet's composition. The team or researchers will use the GPI for their project.

A team of UC Berkeley astronomers and a Stanford physics professor will receive $3.25 million over the next four years from NASA to search for planets capable of supporting life.
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