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Detectability of Biosignatures in Anoxic Atmospheres with the James Webb Space Telescope: A TRAPPIST-1e Case Study

11 Oct 2018, 16:00 UTC
Detectability of Biosignatures in Anoxic Atmospheres with the James Webb Space Telescope: A TRAPPIST-1e Case Study
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Joshua Krissansen-Totton et al 2018 AJ 156 114
~10 transit observations of a planet with JWST may be sufficient to detect carbon dioxide and constrain methane abundances sufficiently well to rule out known, nonbiological methane production scenarios.

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