COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Orbital variations can trigger 'snowball' states in habitable zones around sunlike stars
Description: Aspects of an otherwise Earthlike planet's tilt and orbital dynamics can severely affect its potential habitability - even triggering abrupt "snowball states" where oceans freeze and surface life is impossible, according to new research. [Source: University of Washington]
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Source: University of Washington
Publish Date: 5/17/2018
Reading Level: Basic
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