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Changing views on the radius inflation of hot Jupiters

Changing views on the radius inflation of hot Jupiters

The “anomalous radius problem” The first transiting hot Jupiter, HD 209458 b, is much larger than can be accounted for by standard models of structure…

Climate instability on tidally locked exoplanets

Climate instability on tidally locked exoplanets

An outline of the paper: Climate instability on tidally locked exoplanets by Kite, Gaidos & Manga (2011). The habitable zone around a star is the region…

The very hot Jupiter WASP-12 b

The very hot Jupiter WASP-12 b

Even amongst the already extreme “hot Jupiters”, WASP-12 is an extreme case. It orbits a hot F-star in only one day, which results in an…

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