X-rays Reveal Temperament of Possible Planet-Hosting Stars

  • Katja Poppenhaeger

Press/Media: Research

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A new X-ray study has revealed that stars like the Sun and their less massive cousins calm down surprisingly quickly after a turbulent youth. This result has positive implications for the long-term habitability of planets orbiting such stars.

Period06 Sep 2017

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  • TitleX-rays Reveal Temperament of Possible Planet-Hosting Stars
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletNASA
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited States
    Date06/09/2017
    DescriptionA new X-ray study has revealed that stars like the Sun and their less massive cousins calm down surprisingly quickly after a turbulent youth. This result has positive implications for the long-term habitability of planets orbiting such stars.
    URLhttps://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/chandra/news/x-rays-reveal-temperament-of-possible-planet-hosting-stars.html
    PersonsKatja Poppenhaeger