Questioning the plausibility of ocean worlds

  • Posted on: 27 August 2015
  • By: heng

Daniel Kitzmann has published a paper in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, which reports that the feedback cycle for carbon dioxide is unstable on ocean-dominated exoplanets and limits their habitability.

http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015MNRAS.452.3752K

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