Wednesday, January 25, 2012
IPAC LCR Morrisroe Astroscience Laboratory
IPAC Astronomy Lunch Seminar
Characterizing Exoplanet Atmospheres
Mark Swain, JPL
I will describe methods, recent scientific highlights, and some future prospects for characterizing exoplanet atmospheres with particular attention to detection of molecules which serve as probes of the processes that govern atmospheric conditions and composition.