Lessons From Kepler
Yoram Lithwick (Northwestern) - March 10, 2014 at 12:10 pm
The Kepler space telescope has discovered hundreds of
Many of the systems' properties are completely unexpected,
based on what we thought we understood about planet formation.
I will discuss some recent lessons learned, including the masses and eccentricities
of over a hundred planets from transit time variations.
I will also discuss what I think this and other lessons might be teaching
us about how these peculiar planetary systems formed and evolved.
The seminar will be held in B-1 Hearst Field Annex.
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