Constraining the size of White Dwarf pollutants
Andrew Buchan - University of CambridgeApr 5, 2021
Polluted White Dwarfs
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We are now entering an era of rocky exoplanet detection. To determine whether an exoplanet is ‘Earth-like’, we must estimate not only its mass, radius and insolation, but also its geological composition. These geological constraints have wide ranging implications, not least for a planet’s subsequent evolution and habitability. Polluted ...