Linking the evolution of terrestrial interiors and an early outgassed atmosphere to astrophysical observations

@article{Bower2019LinkingTE,
  title={Linking the evolution of terrestrial interiors and an early outgassed atmosphere to astrophysical observations},
  author={Dan J. Bower and Daniel Kitzmann and Aaron S. Wolf and Patrick Sanan and Caroline Dorn and Apurva V. Oza},
  journal={Astronomy \& Astrophysics},
  year={2019}
}
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