Predictions for exozodiacal dust dragged in from an exo-Kuiper belt
Jessica Rigley - Institute of Astronomy, University of CambridgeApr 6, 2021
Formation & evolution
System architectures and dynamics
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Many nearby stars show mid-infrared excesses which are indicative of the presence of warm habitable zone dust, known as exozodiacal dust, in analogy to the zodiacal cloud. The presence of even low levels of this dust will be problematic for future attempts at detection and characterisation of Earth-like planets. Therefore, ...