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The High-energy Radiation Environment around a 10 Gyr M Dwarf: Habitable at Last?

4 Dec 2020, 17:00 UTC
The High-energy Radiation Environment around a 10 Gyr M Dwarf: Habitable at Last?
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Kevin France et al 2020 AJ 160 237
Hubble and Chandra imaging of Barnard’s Star, a 10-Gyr old M dwarf, indicates that quiescent stellar XUV flux does not lead to strong atmospheric escape, but the flare environment could drive significant atmospheric loss.

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