So how is it possible to have atmospheres around rocky planets in the Trappist 1 system?
Why are small stars red? Why are small stars so common? Why are small stars so interesting for the hunt for life?
We’ve just found a new stellar system with seven, count em!, seven small, rocky planets.
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Date: September 7, 2009 Title: Cataclysmic Variables Podcasters: Mike Simonsen, Virginia Renehan, and Rebecca Turner of AAVSO Organization: American Association of Variable Star Observers www.aavso.org Description: Today we are going to talk about cataclysmic variable stars, CVs for short. Because hundreds of CVs get bright enough to study with even modest telescopes, and due to […]