Transit detection of a ‘starshade’ at the inner lagrange point of an exoplanet

@article{Gaidos2017TransitDO,
  title={Transit detection of a ‘starshade’ at the inner lagrange point of an exoplanet},
  author={Eric Gaidos},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2017},
  volume={469},
  pages={4455-4464}
}
  • E. Gaidos
  • Published 3 May 2017
  • Physics, Geology
  • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
All water-covered rocky planets in the inner habitable zones of solar-type stars will inevitably experience a catastrophic runaway climate due to increasing stellar luminosity and limits to outgoing infrared radiation from wet greenhouse atmospheres. Reflectors or scatterers placed near Earth's inner Lagrange point (L1) have been proposed as a 'geo-engineering" solution to anthropogenic climate change and an advanced version of this could modulate incident irradiation over many Gyr or "rescue… 

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