On Friday, May 12, the WSH will welcome authors Michael Summers and James Trefil to the show to discuss their new book, Exoplanets: Diamond Worlds, Super Earths, Pulsar Planets and the New Search for Life Beyond Our Solar System. In anticipation of their appearance, the WSH Crew is pleased to offer our viewers a chance to win one of two hard cover copies of Exoplanets. Two winners will be drawn live by Fraser Cain during our show on May 12th.

To learn more about Michael and James visit their respective websites:
» Mike Summers
» James Trefil

To read more about their book visit the Smithsonian Books Site.

To enter for a chance to win a copy of Exoplanets, send an email to:


with the subject Exoplanets. Be sure to include your name and email address in the body of your message so that we can contact the winners afterwards.

All entries must be electronically postmarked by 23:59 EST on May 10, 2017, in order to be eligible.

No purchase necessary. Two winners will be selected at random from all eligible entries.

Good luck!

Please note that this offer has expired on 23:59 EST on May 10, 2017, 23:59 EST. The two winners will be drawn live on the Weekly Space Hangout on May 12th!