Tidal heating and the habitability of the TRAPPIST-1 planets (ExoplanetsIII conference)

Vera Dobos - Kapteyn Astronomical InstituteJan 4, 2021
Planet interiors
Habitability & Biosignatures
TRAPPIST-1, habitability, tidal heating
The discovery of seven Earth-sized planets around the ultracool dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 in 2017 brought a new type of planetary system to our attention. Until new discoveries, the TRAPPIST-1 system serves as a prototype of an ultracool M dwarf with a planetary system of Earth-like planets. Due to their proximity ...
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