Eve Lee, UC Berkeley, "The Late-Time Formation and Dynamical Signatures of Small Planets"
Astro Tuesday Series: October 25 @ 12PM, ERC 576
The Kepler mission has established that approximately half of all Sun-like stars harbor planets. Of these, close-in super-Earths are the most common. Understanding the origin of super-Earths can lend us insight into the default pathway of planet formation.