A limbus mundi elucidation of habitability: the Goldilocks Edge

@article{vonHegner2020ALM,
  title={A limbus mundi elucidation of habitability: the Goldilocks Edge},
  author={Ian von Hegner},
  journal={International Journal of Astrobiology},
  year={2020},
  volume={19},
  pages={320 - 329}
}
  • Ian von Hegner
  • Published 2020
  • Geology, Physics
  • International Journal of Astrobiology
Abstract The habitable zone is the circumstellar region in which a terrestrial-mass planet with an atmosphere can sustain liquid water on its surface. However, despite the usefulness of this concept, it is being found to be increasingly limited in a number of ways. The following is known: (i) Liquid water can exist on worlds for reasons unrelated to its specific distance from a star. (ii) Energy sources can exist for reasons unrelated to the distance to a star. Furthermore, the habitable zone… Expand
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