The Planetary Chemistry Laboratory at Washington University in Saint Louis

June 18, 2009

Exoplanet Atmospheres Paper in ApJ Letters

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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.

May 16, 2009

Two abstracts for Meteoritical Society Meeting 2009

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Prof. Fegley and Laura Schaefer have submitted two abstracts to the 72nd Meteoritical Society Meeting to be held in Nancy, France on July 13 – 18 of this year. The abstracts are: Silicate Atmosphere and Clouds of Hot Earth-like Exoplanets by Fegley and Schaefer, and Fractional Vaporization of Hot Earth-like Exoplanets by Schaefer and Fegley.

February 14, 2009

Workshop on Planet Formation

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Prof. Fegley and Dr. Lodders will be attending the Workshop on Planet Formation and Evolution: The Solar System and Extrasolar Planets. The workshop will be held at the University of Tübingen on March 2 – 6. Professor Fegley will be giving a talk entitled “Chemical Models of Terrestrial Exoplanets”. Dr. Lodders will be giving a talk entitled “Composition of Planets and Properties of Protoplanetary Disks”.

May 28, 2008

Visit to the Indian Institute of Astrophysics


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

July 15, 2007

News Article on Exoplanet Atmospheres

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A news article describing research done by Prof. Fegley on the compositions and natures of planetary atmospheres can be found here: “Astronomer studies Extrasolar Atmospheres”.

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