Live Video Chat: 100,000,000,000 Planets in Our Galaxy and Counting

Status Report From: NASA Education Office
Posted: Monday, April 23, 2012

On April 25, 2012, at noon EDT, NASA research scientist Stephen Kane will answer questions from students in grades 4-12 about a study he co-authored showing there are 100 billion planets in our galaxy. During the live video chat, Kane will reveal details about this incredible study and answer questions submitted by students on how common planets are in the galaxy and why people want to know about them.

Submit questions during the chat through a chat window, or send them to

To learn more about the NASA Explorer Schools project, visit the website.

For more information and to view the video chat, visit

If you have any questions about the video chat, contact

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