How climate evolved on the terrestrial planets.

James Kasting, O. B. Toon, J. B. Pollack

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Planets with temperate, earthlike climates were once thought to be rare in our galaxy. Mathematical models now suggest that if planets do exist outside the solar system, many of them might be habitable.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)90-97
Number of pages8
JournalScientific American
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987

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