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The Viewing Geometry of Brown Dwarfs Influences Their Spectral Appearance

Researchers at the Centre for Exoplanet Science investigated the effects of viewing geometry on the observed properties of brown dwarfs.

The properties of planets that form via disc instability

Investigating the properties of giant planets that form via direct gravitational collapse.

The formation of planets on wide orbits

Comparing observed exoplanet populations with synthetic populations so as to determine the likely formation mechanism of the known exoplanets.

Far-off planetary worlds may sustain life

Life could exist in the atmospheres of brown dwarfs and gas giants, research suggests.