How do we find an Earth’s twin sister? SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research investigates exoplanets using existing space telescopes and also helps in future space missions, including finding a second Earth.
Michiel Min is head of our research programme for Exo-planets. In this video he explains what mankind can do to find a second Earth, which space missions are already in the pipeline to map the atmosphere of distant planets and how SRON is contributing in the search for Earth’s twin. Also read Michiels blogs (in Dutch) for science news platform Wetenschap.nu