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Assistant Professor   LIVINGSTON, John

Research Field

  • Exoplanets, transit photometry, radial velocities, speckle imaging, Bayesian statistics

Brief Introduction of Research

  • I am primarily interested in how planets form and evolve through time, with the goal of better understanding our own origins as well as the prospects for life in the local universe. To these ends I am involved in large team efforts to identify and validate new exoplanet candidates, and subsequently characterize them to reveal more about their fundamental nature. To accomplish this, we use data from space telescopes, such as the NASA K2 and TESS missions, as well as a variety of instruments mounted on ground-based telescopes.


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