The Study of Climate on Alien Worlds

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Heng, Kevin;
(2012)
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Physics - Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics

Comment: Published in American Scientist: Volume 100, Number 4, Pages 334 to 341. Text-only version. Full version available at http://www.americanscientist.org/issues/feature/2012/4/the-study-of-climate-on-alien-worlds
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