Today’s authors, kick back, relax, and try to understand how some mysterious M dwarfs change over time.
How do cool stars vary in the ultraviolet? Why is that important for exoplaneteers to investigate? And what does this have to do with planetary magnetic fields?
Pulsating flares on M dwarfs can disrupt the atmospheres of exoplanets. However, in just the right amounts, they could be the genesis of primordial life. Today’s paper describes how!
In today’s episode, the star’s have been preparing some planets. But have they all been using the same recipe to form them? We will have to “taste” their compositions to find our winner!
Is it a shell, a cloud, a dust ring? Something is causing sudden and repeating changes in brightness around these stars!
Today’s authors found a unique occupant of the “brown dwarf desert,” on an extremely close orbit around its M dwarf host.