Artist's view of the giant exoplanet orbiting Tau Bootis, through the star's magnetic arcs. (credit: David Aguilar, CfA)

Artist's view of the giant exoplanet orbiting Tau Bootis, through the star's magnetic arcs. (credit: David Aguilar, CfA)

Extrasolar Planetary Systems & Circumstellar Disks:

  • Star-planet interactions as a probe of planetary and stellar magnetospheres.
  • The search for and characterization of disks and planets around young M dwarfs.
  • Identifying the young M dwarfs in the solar neighborhood for planet & disk searches.
  • Gas emission from planetary atmospheres and debris disks.
  • Effects of high-energy stellar radiation on the formation and evolution of planets.
  • Evolution of planet habitability and necessary conditions for life.

 

Publications on these topics can be found here: NASA/ADS

 

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