My name is Stephen Kane and I am an Assistant Professor in the Physics & Astronomy Department at San Francisco State University. My primary research interest is detecting and characterizing planets outside our solar system.

Dr. Stephen R. Kane
Department of Physics & Astronomy
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
Phone: +1-415-338-2451
Fax: +1-415-338-2178

Latest Updates

2014-09-10: How common are Venus analogs in planetary systems? To help answer this question, we a have developed a "Venus Zone" as a target selection tool for future characterization missions. Read the associated publication to learn more.

Old updates can be found here.