An Earth-like Atmosphere May Not Survive Proxima b’s Orbit

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 12:52 in Astronomy & Space

Portal origin URL: An Earth-like Atmosphere May Not Survive Proxima b’s OrbitPortal origin nid: 406545Published: Monday, July 31, 2017 - 13:11Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: An Earth-like planet outside the solar system may not be able to keep a grip on its atmosphere, leaving the surface exposed to harmful stellar radiation and reducing its potential for habitability.Portal image: Artist’s impression shows a view of the surface of the planet Proxima b orbiting the red dwarf star Proxima CentauriScience Categories: Sun

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