31st Oct 2013 - BBC World Service live radio interview - "Kepler-78b lava world"

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A radio interview on the back of a Nature paper reporting the discovery of the exoplanet Kepler-78b. At the time, Kepler-78b was the exoplanet with the radius, mass, and hence density most closely resembling the Earth - except it was in a ~8 hour orbit. Hence it was coined, "lava-world', in global media coverage.

Period31 Oct 2013

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  • TitleBBC World Service live radio interview - "Kepler-78b lava world"
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletBBC World Service
    Media typeRadio
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date31/10/2013
    DescriptionA radio interview on the back of a Nature paper reporting the discovery of the exoplanet Kepler-78b. At the time, Kepler-78b was the exoplanet with the radius, mass, and hence density most closely resembling the Earth - except it was in a ~8 hour orbit. Hence it was coined, "lava-world', in global media coverage.
    PersonsChristopher Watson