Modeling climate diversity, tidal dynamics and the fate of volatiles on TRAPPIST-1 planets

@article{Turbet2017ModelingCD,
  title={Modeling climate diversity, tidal dynamics and the fate of volatiles on TRAPPIST-1 planets},
  author={Martin Turbet and {\'E}meline Bolmont and J{\'e}r{\'e}my Leconte and François Forget and Franck Selsis and Gabriel Tobie and Anthony Caldas and Joseph Naar and Micha{\"e}l Gillon},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2017},
  volume={612}
}
TRAPPIST-1 planets are invaluable for the study of comparative planetary science outside our Solar System and possibly habitability. First, we derive from N-body simulations possible planetary evolution scenarios, and show that each of the planets are likely to be in synchronous rotation. We then use a 3-D Global Climate Model to explore the possible climates of cool planets of the TRAPPIST-1 system. In particular, we look at the conditions required for cool planets to prevent possible volatile… 
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