The Essential Guide to Astronomy
Jackie Faherty is an astronomer at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Her research focuses on the detection and characterization of brown dwarfs and giant exoplanets. You can find her on Twitter: @jfaherty.
Citizen Science: Projects & Collaboration
Citizen scientists have discovered a brown dwarf 100 light-years from the Sun, and more finds are sure to come from the Backyard Worlds citizen-science project.
By: Jacqueline Faherty
June 21, 2017