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The Resilience of Life to Astrophysical Events

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Much attention has been given in the literature to the effects of astrophysical events on human and land-based life. However, little has been discussed on the resilience of life itself. Here we instead explore the statistics of events that completely sterilise an Earth-like planet with planet radii in the range 0.5-1.5R ⊕ and temperatures of ∼300 K, eradicating all forms of life. We consider the relative likelihood of complete global sterilisation events from three astrophysical ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1038/s41598-017-05796-x

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Oxford, MPLS, Physics, Astrophysics
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Oxford, MPLS, Physics, Astrophysics
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Springer Nature Publisher's website
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Scientific Reports Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
1
Pages:
5419
Publication date:
2017-07-14
Acceptance date:
2017-06-05
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2045-2322
Pubs id:
pubs:709266
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uri:c3b88a72-afa5-42fa-a0f9-02f6bdf1e01c
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uuid:c3b88a72-afa5-42fa-a0f9-02f6bdf1e01c
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pubs:709266

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