Posts made in March, 2015


EOS team investigators Fred Ciesla, Ilaria Pascucci, and Daniel Apai publish a paper on the delivery of volatiles to low-mass planets orbiting red dwarf stars. The team finds that including more realistic starting conditions (a larger number of planetesimals and planetesimals with higher ice content) than usually assumed, red dwarf planets will not be dry. Read More. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to...

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Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Researcher to work on the chemical evolution of protoplanetary disks and primitive materials at the University of Chicago. The successful applicant will work directly with Professor Fred Ciesla and in collaboration with Professor Ted Bergin of the University of Michigan. The primary research tasks will focus on coupling the dynamical evolution of solids in protoplanetary disks with chemical...

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