White Dwarf Earth
The transit method of biosignature detection uses the light that passes through the atmosphere of a planet as it passes between us and its host star.

The transit method of biosignature detection uses the light that passes through the atmosphere of a planet as it passes between us and its host star.

Part of why this is such a promising technique is that white dwarfs are similar in size to terrestrial planets.

Part of why this is such a promising technique is that white dwarfs are similar in size to terrestrial planets.

White Dwarf Earth

Animation and stills for a press release on the observability of biosignatures from an Earth-like planet in the habitable zone of a White Dwarf.
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