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New database of molecular line lists lifts the veil on the composition of exoplanet atmospheres

Now that scientists have identified a very high number of exoplanets, the next step—and probably the most exciting one—will consist in shortlisting actual Earth-like planets. Doing this requires an enormous quantity of spectroscopic data which the EXOMOL project just so … Continue reading

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Based on the 2010 NASA Laboratory Astrophysics Workshop in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, 25-28 October 2010. A pdf version may be downloaded from arXiv:1103.1341.  Report prepared by the Scientific Organizing Committee (SOC): Daniel Wolf Savin (Columbia University, SOC Chair), Lou Allamandola (NASA … Continue reading

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