News tagged with absorption spectra

Did GD61 eat a Planetessimal?

The primary method by which astronomers hope to study exoplanet atmospheres is by detecting their absorption spectra as they transit their parent stars. However, another way would be to detect the signal of ...

Jan 06, 2011 not rated yet 1 | with audio podcast

Measuring carbon dioxide over the ocean

Reliable measurements of the air-sea flux of carbon dioxide - an important greenhouse gas - are needed for a better understanding of the impact of ocean-atmosphere interactions on climate. A new method developed ...

Jan 19, 2010 not rated yet 0