|COOKIES: By using this website you agree that we can place Google Analytics Cookies on your device for performance monitoring.|
How do hot Jupiters migrate?
If you have a question about this talk, please contact Jérôme Guilet.
In the five years since the first large-scale transit surveys began operating, over 100 gas-giant planets have been discovered in close orbits around their host stars. A sizeable minority among these so-called hot Jupiters are found to be in orbits that are strongly inclined or even retrograde with regard to the spin axes of their host stars. This surprising result suggests that migration in a protoplanetary disc may not be the only way to bring a Jupiter into a very close orbit. In this talk I will review the properties of the ensemble of transiting hot Jupiters, and examine the empirical evidence for the various planet-migration processes that may shape these systems.
This talk is part of the DAMTP Astrophysics Seminar series.
This talk is included in these lists:
Note that ex-directory lists are not shown.
Other listsOther medicinal chemistry symposia Cambridge University Geographical Society Darwin Society (Christ's)
Other talks"It is a Heavy Thing"; Being a Big Man in Rural Central Malawi "Designing trials to find the right dose" The making of the midlife crisis: psychology and feminism in the 1970s Shocking temperatures. 1: What did you expect? TBC (Catalyst Research) The 2015 Forensic Forums