Setting the Stage for Habitable Planets

  title={Setting the Stage for Habitable Planets},
  author={Guillermo A. Gonz{\'a}lez},
  journal={Life : Open Access Journal},
  pages={35 - 65}
  • G. González
  • Published 2014
  • Geology, Medicine, Physics
  • Life : Open Access Journal
Our understanding of the processes that are relevant to the formation and maintenance of habitable planetary systems is advancing at a rapid pace, both from observation and theory. The present review focuses on recent research that bears on this topic and includes discussions of processes occurring in astrophysical, geophysical and climatic contexts, as well as the temporal evolution of planetary habitability. Special attention is given to recent observations of exoplanets and their host stars… Expand
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