View Full Version : Electric Resistance May Make Hot Jupiters Puffy

2010-Sep-21, 10:00 PM
One of the surprises coming from the discoveries of the class of exoplanets known as “Hot Jupiters” is that they are puffed up beyond what would be expected from their temperature alone. The interpretation of these inflated radii is that extra energy must be being deposited in the regions of the atmosphere with large amounts [...]

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