Astronomers propose a novel method of finding atmospheres on rocky worlds

Astronomers propose a novel method of finding atmospheres on rocky worlds
When NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope launches in 2021, one of its most anticipated contributions to astronomy will be the study of exoplanets—planets orbiting distant stars. Among the most pressing questions in exoplanet science is: Can a small, rocky exoplanet orbiting close to a red dwarf star hold onto an atmosphere?
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