12.425 | Fall 2007 | Undergraduate

Extrasolar Planets: Physics and Detection Techniques

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Lecture summary, written by a student. The focus of this class is to discuss the basic composition and structure of planets, how they are compressed based the relation between pressure and gravity, how to calculate the pressure at planets? interiors, and how to estimate central pressure of planets.

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Fall 2007
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