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The formation, evolution, and survivability of discs around young binary stars

Kuruwita, Rajika

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In the age of the Kepler space telescope and other exoplanet finding missions, a variety of exotic planets have been discovered. Some of these planets have been found to be in binary star systems --- systems which have historically been overlooked in planet formation models. This is due to the single star scenario being simpler to model than binaries, as well our anthropocentric bias towards single stars like our Sun. However, planet formation around binary stars in an important topic because a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/160792
DOI: 10.25911/5d51490d84b8e

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