Re: Planetology

Anders Sandberg (
Tue, 12 Nov 1996 11:09:29 +0100 (MET)

On Mon, 11 Nov 1996, Michael Lorrey wrote:

> Do you think that there is a
> possibility that we would find the most dense planets of any solar
> system in the so called "zone of life" that Earth occupies? If so, this
> would greatly help locate extrasolar planets.

Most likely the planets in the life zone will be denser than the planets
outside, since the heat will have evaporated volatiles like hydrogen and
helium (and thus reduced their mass).

Anders Sandberg Towards Ascension!
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