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BAS Skeptalk: Josh Lofy -" A Skeptics Guide to Planet Hunting"

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Thousands of planets have been found circling stars other than our own in the past few decades! Come and learn about some of the underlying physics of planet hunting, as well as learn to focus your skeptical lenses to cut through to the truth for a variety of different planetary claims made from popular science articles.

Jay Lofy has a bachelor in physics, and is the author of "Joshing with Physics" https://joshingwithphysics.com/ , a website that demystifies physics for the rest of us. He works at the Exploratorium, and is an officer of the Bay Area Skeptics.