David Kipping

David Kipping is an Assistant Professor of Astronomy at Columbia University, where he researches extrasolar planets and moons. He leads the Cool Worlds Lab at Columbia.

Kipping is most well-known for his work on exomoons but his research interests also include the study and characterization of transiting exoplanets, the development of novel detection and characterization techniques, exoplanet atmospheres, Bayesian inference, population statistics and understanding stellar hosts.

He is the Principal Investigator (PI) of The Hunt for Exomoons with Kepler (HEK) project. Kipping also enjoys publicizing science and run a YouTube channel named “Cool Worlds” discussing his group’s research and related science.

David Kipping

M. Özgür Nevres

I am a software developer, an ex-road racing cyclist, and a science enthusiast. Also an animal lover! I write about the planet Earth and science on this website, ourplnt.com. You can check out my social media profiles by clicking on their icons.

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