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Fields  Astronomy
Name  Debra Fischer

Role  Professor
Known for  Astronomy
Debra Fischer httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu

Institutions  Currently Professor of Astronomy at Yale University as profesor of astronomy, San Francisco State University
Alma mater  University of Iowa, San Francisco State University, University of California at Santa Cruz
Education  University of California, Santa Cruz
Discovered  HD 88133 b, HD 92788 b, HD 72659 b, HD 195019 b
Similar People  Geoffrey Marcy, Steven S Vogt, John Johnson

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Debra Ann Fischer is a professor of astronomy at Yale University researching detection and characterization of exoplanets. She was part of the team to discover the first known multiple-planet system.

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Research and career

Fischer has co-authored over 100 papers on dwarf stars and sub-stellar mass objects in the galactic neighborhood, including many on extrasolar planets. She is a principal investigator with the N2K Consortium searching for exoplanets. She is also a member of the planet search team led by Geoffrey Marcy looking for extrasolar planets. She was the primary investigator for Chiron, the CTIO High Resolution Spectrometer. In 2011, she started the Fiber-optic Improved Next-generation Doppler Search for Exo-Earths with the Planetary Society, an instrument that will help planet hunters find Earth-like extrasolar planets.

Education

Fischer received her degree from the University of Iowa in 1975, a masters of science from San Francisco State University in 1992, and her PhD from the University of California at Santa Cruz in 1998.

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Debra Fischer Wikipedia