Volatile Delivery to Planets around Red Dwarf

Posted By on Mar 10, 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.

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