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Low-Albedo Surfaces of Lava Worlds

16 Sep 2020, 16:00 UTC
Low-Albedo Surfaces of Lava Worlds
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Zahra Essack et al 2020 ApJ 898 160
Experimental measurements of molten silicates and quenched glasses — a product of rapidly cooled lava — indicate that hot super-Earth lava planets with solid or liquid surfaces have low albedos.

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