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Recent Media Appearances


16 Sep 2011 - Interview in TV program Eenvandaag on search for habitable Earths (in Dutch)
11 Mar 2011 - Interview in TV program Helder on extra-terrestrial life (in Dutch)
2 Feb 2011 - Studium Generale Lecture at Delft University on Exoplanets and Extraterrestrial Life (in Dutch)
17 Jan 2011 - KennisCafe: Hallo... Is daar iemand (in Dutch)

News Archive


5 July 2013 - Novel technique boosts hunt for water on exoplanets
For a press-release in English click here

14 February 2013 - New type of telescope may detect extraterrestrial life
For a press-release in Dutch click here, and in english click here

28 June 2012 - Exoplanet tau Bootis b finally revealed
For a press-release in Dutch click here, and in english click here

1 Feb 2012 - 1.5 Meuro grant for Exoplanet research
For the press release in Dutch click here.

24 Jun 2010 - Astronomers Detect First Superstorm on Exoplanet
For the press release in English click here, en in het Nederlands klik hier.

16 Sep 2009 - New observations solve longstanding mystery of tipped stars
For the press release in English click here, en in het Nederlands klik hier.

27 May 2009 - The changing phases of extrasolar planet CoRoT-1b
For the press release in English click here, en in het Nederlands klik hier.

15 Jan 2009 - Astronomers Observe Heat From Hot Jupiter
For the press release in English click here, en in het Nederlands klik hier.

4 Dec 2008 - Students discover unique planet
For the press release in English click here, en in het Nederlands klik hier.

20 Mei 2008 - Leidse astronomen zien dampkring exoplaneet
Voor het persbericht klik hier.

6 Nov 2007 - Leidse studenten ontdekken mogelijke exoplaneet
Voor het persbericht klik hier.