Blue Dots

Blue Dots organization

Blue Dots is organized around a core team coordinating groups of experts in several planetary characterization themes:

- Targets and their environments
- Formation and evolution of planetary systems
- Habitability criteria
- Observations of planetary atmospheres

as well as relevant detection techniques:

- Single aperture imaging
- Multiple aperture imaging
- Microlensing
- Modelling habitable planets
- Radial velocities
- Astrometry
- Transits

It also includes coordinators for three other working groups:

- Public outreach and education
- European networking and funding search
- Interface with the industry

and observers / contact points for international collaboration.

The composition of the core Blue Dots team can be found here.

Wednesday 11 June 2008 by Vincent Coudé du Foresto