Katja Poppenhaeger: Connecting the exoplanet radius gap with stellar activity evolution
ExoplanetsIII Heidelberg - HeidelbergDec 15, 2020
Host star characterization
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Exoplanets with sizes of up to a few earth radii display a gap in their radius distribution, interpreted as a footprint of atmospheric evaporation - planets which formed with only a moderate gaseous envelope can be stripped to rocky cores. This atmospheric escape is thought to be mainly driven by ...