UCI Professor Aomawa Shields and PostDoc Ana Lobo's Newly Published Paper in The Astrophysical Journal on Terminator Habitability

Friday, March 17, 2023

UCI Professor Aomawa Shields and her PostDoc Ana Lobo who are part of the SCECIE team have recently published their paper in The Astrophysical Journal, "Terminator Habitability: The Case for Limited Water Availability on M-dwarf Planets" which details how extraterrestrial life may exist on far away exoplanets within an area defined as a “terminator zone."

Their paper was also featured in UCI News' article “ ‘Terminator zones’ on distant planets could harbor life, UC Irvine astronomers say”, by Lucas Van Wyk Joel of UCI Physical Sciences Communications.


To read their newly published paper in The Astrophysical Journal, please see here: https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/aca970

For more information on their SCECIE team and their research, please see here: https://faculty.sites.uci.edu/shields/team/

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