Evaporating close-in planets could be found more efficiently if you look for them around stars enshrouded in the escaping planetary material.
There is a nearby M dwarf hosting a terrestrial exoplanet. How kind has it been to the atmosphere of the planet?
Hot Jupiters are eponymously hot from outside. How does this heat affect their atmospheres and deep interiors?
All things – from planets to needle-shaped rocks – in motion around their star (or other stars!) are narrating an interesting story about their history. Are we listening? Come attend Dr. Greg Laughlin’s plenary lecture at #AAS233 to know more!
On the third day of Christmas the ALMA gave to me, 20 highly resolved protoplanetary disks!