ERES II: So how big can rocky planets get?

Angie Wolfgang from Penn State shows that you need to know the observers bias to generate a radius-mass relation for exoplanets and how the incident flux makes the result different. And she also showed fun slide where you need to spot the tiny tiny Earth on the Solar surface, just to visualize how hard these measurements really are.


Klarman Hall at sunset

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