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This week’s meeting: A signature of gas giant planet formation?

This week astronomy journal club will be considering exoplanets in general and “Elemental abundance differences in the 16 Cygni binary system: a signature of gas giant planet formation?” (Ramirez et al. 2011) in particular. Here’s the abstract, and don’t forget … Continue reading

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Review: Planet Occurrence within 0.25 AU of Solar-Type Stars from Kepler

For the second Astronomy Twitter Journal Club meeting we discussed a paper from the Kepler team: Planet Occurrence within 0.25 AU of Solar-Type Stars from Kepler (Howard et al. 2011). Technical problems with twitter took up most of the first … Continue reading

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Transcript: Planet Occurrence within 0.25 AU of Solar-Type Stars from Kepler

The transcript of the second astronomy twitter journal club meeting is now online at Chirpstory: http://chirpstory.com/li/1835 or http://chirpstory.com/dialog_embed/1835. There’s also a PDF copy if you want to download it: Planet Occurrence within 0.25 AU of Solar-Type Stars from Kepler. The … Continue reading

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This week’s paper: Planet Occurrence within 0.25 AU of Solar-Type Stars from Kepler

The paper selected for discussion at the second meeting of the astronomy twitter journal club (8pm UK time, 7pm UT, Thursday 23rd June) is Planet Occurrence within 0.25 AU of Solar-Type Stars from Kepler (Howard et al. 2011). As the … Continue reading

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