Hot Jupiters: Origins, Structure, Atmospheres

  title={Hot Jupiters: Origins, Structure, Atmospheres},
  author={Jonathan J. Fortney and Rebekah I. Dawson and Thaddeus D. Komacek},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets},
We provide a brief review of many aspects of the planetary physics of hot Jupiters. Our aim is to cover most of the major areas of current study while providing the reader with additional references for more detailed follow‐up. We first discuss giant planet formation and subsequent orbital evolution via disk‐driven torques or dynamical interactions. More than one formation pathway is needed to understand the population. Next, we examine our current understanding of the evolutionary history and… 

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