Author Archive

Exoplanet Atmospheres Paper in ApJ Letters

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

Laura Schaefer and Prof. Fegley have submitted a paper entitled “Chemistry of Silicate Atmospheres of Evaporating Super-Earths” to the Astrophysical Journal Letters. Preprints are available here.

Invited Chapter on Cosmochemistry

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008

Professor Fegley and Laura Schaefer submitted an invited chapter titled “Cosmochemistry” to the Proceedings of the Kodai School on Synthesis of Elements in Stars, which Professor Fegley attended in May. A preprint of the chapter is available for download here.

Schaefer’s St. Louis Astronomical Society Talk 2008

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

Dr. Katharina Lodders presented a talk entitled “Stars and the Abundances of Elements” to the St. Louis Astronomical Society on  July 18th. A powerpoint file of her talk can be downloaded here.

Visit to the Indian Institute of Astrophysics

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008


Professor Fegley and Dr. Katharina Lodders visited the Indian Institute of Astrophysics in Bangalore, India and presented several talks. Their talks can be downloaded as pdf files by clicking on the files below.

Chemistry in the Atmospheres of Brown Dwarfs and Exoplanets by Katharina Lodders

Atmospheric Chemistry during the Accretion of Earth-like Exoplanets by Bruce Fegley

Professor Fegley and Dr. Lodders also presented  at the Kodai School on Synthesis of Elements in Stars. Their presentations can be downloaded below:

Abundances of the Elements – Solar, Meteoritic, and Outside the Solar System by Katharina Lodders