Michael Line

Asst Professor

  • 2630 Citations
  • 28 h-Index
20062023

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Research Output

  • 2630 Citations
  • 28 h-Index
  • 73 Article

A CHARACTERISTIC TRANSMISSION SPECTRUM DOMINATED by H2O APPLIES to the MAJORITY of HST/WFC3 EXOPLANET OBSERVATIONS

Iyer, A. R., Swain, M. R., Zellem, R. T., Line, M., Roudier, G., Rocha, G. & Livingston, J. H., Jun 1 2016, In : Astrophysical Journal. 823, 2, 109.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

A Comparative Study of WASP-67 b and HAT-P-38 b from WFC3 Data

Bruno, G., Lewis, N. K., Stevenson, K. B., Filippazzo, J., Hill, M., Fraine, J. D., Wakeford, H. R., Deming, D., Kilpatrick, B., Line, M., Morley, C. V., Collins, K. A., Conti, D. M., Garlitz, J. & Rodriguez, J. E., Feb 1 2018, In : Astronomical Journal. 155, 2, 55.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

A data-driven approach for retrieving temperatures and abundances in brown dwarf atmospheres

Line, M. R., Fortney, J. J., Marley, M. S. & Sorahana, S., Sep 20 2014, In : Astrophysical Journal. 793, 1, 33.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

A detection of water in the transmission spectrum of the hot jupiter WASP-12b and implications for its atmospheric composition

Kreidberg, L., Line, M. R., Bean, J. L., Stevenson, K. B., Désert, J. M., Madhusudhan, N., Fortney, J. J., Barstow, J. K., Henry, G. W., Williamson, M. H. & Showman, A. P., Nov 20 2015, In : Astrophysical Journal. 814, 1, 66.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

101 Scopus citations

A Framework to Combine Low- and High-resolution Spectroscopy for the Atmospheres of Transiting Exoplanets

Brogi, M., Line, M., Bean, J., Désert, J. M. & Schwarz, H., Apr 10 2017, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 839, 1, L2.

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24 Scopus citations

A near-infrared transmission spectrum for the warm saturn HAT-P-12b

Line, M. R., Knutson, H., Deming, D., Wilkins, A. & Desert, J. M., Dec 1 2013, In : Astrophysical Journal. 778, 2, 183.

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47 Scopus citations

An HST/WFC3 Thermal Emission Spectrum of the Hot Jupiter HAT-P-7b

Mansfield, M., Bean, J. L., Line, M., Parmentier, V., Kreidberg, L., Désert, J. M., Fortney, J. J., Stevenson, K. B., Arcangeli, J. & Dragomir, D., Jul 2018, In : Astronomical Journal. 156, 1, 10.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

A precise water abundance measurement for the hot jupiter WASP-43b

Kreidberg, L., Bean, J. L., Désert, J. M., Line, M. R., Fortney, J. J., Madhusudhan, N., Stevenson, K. B., Showman, A. P., Charbonneau, D., McCullough, P. R., Seager, S., Burrows, A., Henry, G. W., Williamson, M., Kataria, T. & Homeier, D., Oct 1 2014, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 793, 2, L27.

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127 Scopus citations

A SEARCH for WATER in the ATMOSPHERE of HAT-P-26b USING LDSS-3C

Stevenson, K. B., Bean, J. L., Seifahrt, A., Gilbert, G. J., Line, M., Désert, J. M. & Fortney, J. J., Feb 1 2016, In : Astrophysical Journal. 817, 2, 141.

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29 Scopus citations

A systematic retrieval analysis of secondary eclipse spectra. I. A comparison of atmospheric retrieval techniques

Line, M. R., Wolf, A. S., Zhang, X., Knutson, H., Kammer, J. A., Ellison, E., Deroo, P., Crisp, D. & Yung, Y. L., Oct 1 2013, In : Astrophysical Journal. 775, 2, 137.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

102 Scopus citations

A systematic retrieval analysis of secondary eclipse spectra. II. A uniform analysis of nine planets and their C to O ratios

Line, M. R., Knutson, H., Wolf, A. S. & Yung, Y. L., Mar 10 2014, In : Astrophysical Journal. 783, 2, 70.

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91 Scopus citations
27 Scopus citations

A Uniform Retrieval Analysis of Ultra-cool Dwarfs. III. Properties of y Dwarfs

Zalesky, J. A., Line, M. R., Schneider, A. C. & Patience, J., May 20 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal. 877, 1, 24.

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4 Scopus citations

Characterizing Earth Analogs in Reflected Light: Atmospheric Retrieval Studies for Future Space Telescopes

Feng, Y. K., Robinson, T. D., Fortney, J. J., Lupu, R. E., Marley, M. S., Lewis, N. K., MacIntosh, B. & Line, M., May 2018, In : Astronomical Journal. 155, 5, 200.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

CHARACTERIZING TRANSITING EXOPLANET ATMOSPHERES with JWST

Greene, T. P., Line, M., Montero, C., Fortney, J. J., Lustig-Yaeger, J. & Luther, K., Jan 20 2016, In : Astrophysical Journal. 817, 1, 17.

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102 Scopus citations

Clear and Cloudy Exoplanet Forecasts for JWST: Maps, Retrieved Composition, and Constraints on Formation with MIRI and NIRCam

Schlawin, E., Greene, T. P., Line, M., Fortney, J. J. & Rieke, M., Jul 2018, In : Astronomical Journal. 156, 1, 40.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Community Targets of JWST's Early Release Science Program: Evaluation of WASP-63b

Kilpatrick, B. M., Cubillos, P. E., Stevenson, K. B., Lewis, N. K., Wakeford, H. R., Macdonald, R. J., Madhusudhan, N., Blecic, J., Bruno, G., Burrows, A., Deming, D., Heng, K., Line, M., Morley, C. V., Parmentier, V., Tucker, G. S., Valenti, J. A., Waldmann, I. P., Bean, J. L., Beichman, C. & 4 others, Fraine, J., Krick, J. E., Lothringer, J. D. & Mandell, A. M., Sep 2018, In : Astronomical Journal. 156, 3, 103.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Compositional diversity in the atmospheres of hot neptunes, with application to GJ 436b

Moses, J. I., Line, M. R., Visscher, C., Richardson, M. R., Nettelmann, N., Fortney, J. J., Barman, T. S., Stevenson, K. B. & Madhusudhan, N., Nov 1 2013, In : Astrophysical Journal. 777, 1, 34.

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91 Scopus citations

Constraining exoplanet metallicities and aerosols with the contribution to ARIEL spectroscopy of exoplanets (CASE)

Zellem, R. T., Swain, M. R., Cowan, N. B., Bryden, G., Komacek, T. D., Colavita, M., Ardila, D., Roudier, G. M., Fortney, J. J., Bean, J., Line, M. R., Griffith, C. A., Shkolnik, E. L., Kreidberg, L., Moses, J. I., Showman, A. P., Stevenson, K. B., Wong, A., Chapman, J. W., Ciardi, D. R. & 7 others, Howard, A. W., Kataria, T., Kempton, E. M. R., Latham, D., Mahadevan, S., Meléndez, J. & Parmentier, V., Sep 2019, In : Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. 131, 1003, 094401.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Detection of a westward hotspot offset in the atmosphere of hot gas giant CoRoT-2b

Dang, L., Cowan, N. B., Schwartz, J. C., Rauscher, E., Zhang, M., Knutson, H. A., Line, M., Dobbs-Dixon, I., Deming, D., Sundararajan, S., Fortney, J. J. & Zhao, M., Mar 1 2018, In : Nature Astronomy. 2, 3, p. 220-227 8 p.

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17 Scopus citations

Detection of Helium in the Atmosphere of the Exo-Neptune HAT-P-11b

Mansfield, M., Bean, J. L., Oklopčić, A., Kreidberg, L., Désert, J. M., Kempton, E. M. R., Line, M. R., Fortney, J. J., Henry, G. W., Mallonn, M., Stevenson, K. B., Dragomir, D., Allart, R. & Bourrier, V., Dec 1 2018, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 868, 2, L34.

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10 Scopus citations

DEVELOPING ATMOSPHERIC RETRIEVAL METHODS for DIRECT IMAGING SPECTROSCOPY of GAS GIANTS in REFLECTED LIGHT. I. METHANE ABUNDANCES and BASIC CLOUD PROPERTIES

Lupu, R. E., Marley, M. S., Lewis, N., Line, M., Traub, W. A. & Zahnle, K., Dec 2016, In : Astronomical Journal. 152, 6, 217.

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17 Scopus citations

Discovery and spectroscopy of the young jovian planet 51 Eri b with the Gemini Planet Imager

Macintosh, B., Graham, J. R., Barman, T., De Rosa, R. J., Konopacky, Q., Marley, M. S., Marois, C., Nielsen, E. L., Pueyo, L., Rajan, A., Rameau, J., Saumon, D., Wang, J. J., Patience, J., Ammons, M., Arriaga, P., Artigau, E., Beckwith, S., Brewster, J., Bruzzone, S. & 68 others, Bulger, J., Burningham, B., Burrows, A. S., Chen, C., Chiang, E., Chilcote, J. K., Dawson, R. I., Dong, R., Doyon, R., Draper, Z. H., Duchêne, G., Esposito, T. M., Fabrycky, D., Fitzgerald, M. P., Follette, K. B., Fortney, J. J., Gerard, B., Goodsell, S., Greenbaum, A. Z., Hibon, P., Hinkley, S., Cotton, T. H., Hung, L. W., Ingraham, P., Johnson-Groh, M., Kalas, P., Lafreniere, D., Larkin, J. E., Lee, J., Line, M., Long, D., Maire, J., Marchis, F., Matthews, B. C., Max, C. E., Metchev, S., Millar-Blanchaer, M. A., Mittal, T., Morley, C. V., Morzinski, K. M., Murray-Clay, R., Oppenheimer, R., Palmer, D. W., Patel, R., Perrin, M. D., Poyneer, L. A., Rafikov, R. R., Rantakyrö, F. T., Rice, E. L., Rojo, P., Rudy, A. R., Ruffio, J. B., Ruiz, M. T., Sadakuni, N., Saddlemyer, L., Salama, M., Savransky, D., Schneider, A. C., Sivaramakrishnan, A., Song, I., Soummer, R., Thomas, S., Vasisht, G., Wallace, J. K., Ward-Duong, K., Wiktorowicz, S. J., Wolff, S. G. & Zuckerman, B., Oct 2 2015, In : Science. 350, 6256, p. 64-67 4 p.

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221 Scopus citations

Evidence for H2 Dissociation and Recombination Heat Transport in the Atmosphere of KELT-9b

Mansfield, M., Bean, J. L., Stevenson, K. B., Komacek, T. D., Bell, T. J., Tan, X., Malik, M., Beatty, T. G., Wong, I., Cowan, N. B., Dang, L., Désert, J. M., Fortney, J. J., Gaudi, B. S., Keating, D., Kempton, E. M. R., Kreidberg, L., Line, M. R., Parmentier, V., Stassun, K. G. & 2 others, Swain, M. R. & Zellem, R. T., Jan 10 2020, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 888, 2, L15.

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Exploring Exoplanet Cloud Assumptions in JWST Transmission Spectra

Mai, C. & Line, M. R., Jan 1 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal. 883, 2, 144.

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2 Scopus citations

First Spitzer observations of Neptune: Detection of new hydrocarbons

Meadows, V. S., Orton, G., Line, M., Liang, M. C., Yung, Y. L., Van Cleve, J. & Burgdorf, M. J., Oct 1 2008, In : Icarus. 197, 2, p. 585-589 5 p.

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24 Scopus citations

Forecasting the Impact of Stellar Activity on Transiting Exoplanet Spectra

Zellem, R. T., Swain, M. R., Roudier, G., Shkolnik, E., Creech-Eakman, M. J., Ciardi, D. R., Line, M., Iyer, A. R., Bryden, G., Llama, J. & Fahy, K. A., Jul 20 2017, In : Astrophysical Journal. 844, 1, 27.

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23 Scopus citations

FORWARD and INVERSE MODELING of the EMISSION and TRANSMISSION SPECTRUM of GJ 436B: INVESTIGATING METAL ENRICHMENT, TIDAL HEATING, and CLOUDS

Morley, C. V., Knutson, H., Line, M., Fortney, J. J., Thorngren, D., Marley, M. S., Teal, D. & Lupu, R., Feb 2017, In : Astronomical Journal. 153, 2, 86.

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40 Scopus citations

From thermal dissociation to condensation in the atmospheres of ultra hot Jupiters: WASP-121b in context

Parmentier, V., Line, M., Bean, J. L., Mansfield, M., Kreidberg, L., Lupu, R., Visscher, C., Désert, J. M., Fortney, J. J., Deleuil, M., Arcangeli, J., Showman, A. P. & Marley, M. S., Sep 1 2018, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 617, A110.

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28 Scopus citations

Global Climate and Atmospheric Composition of the Ultra-hot Jupiter WASP-103b from HST and Spitzer Phase Curve Observations

Kreidberg, L., Line, M., Parmentier, V., Stevenson, K. B., Louden, T., Bonnefoy, M., Faherty, J. K., Henry, G. W., Williamson, M. H., Stassun, K., Beatty, T. G., Bean, J. L., Fortney, J. J., Showman, A. P., Désert, J. M. & Arcangeli, J., Jul 2018, In : Astronomical Journal. 156, 1, 17.

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29 Scopus citations

Ground- A nd Space-based Detection of the Thermal Emission Spectrum of the Transiting Hot Jupiter KELT-2Ab

Piskorz, D., Buzard, C., Line, M., Knutson, H. A., Benneke, B., Crockett, N. R., Lockwood, A. C., Blake, G. A., Barman, T. S., Bender, C. F., Deming, D. & Johnson, J. A., Sep 2018, In : Astronomical Journal. 156, 3, 133.

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2 Scopus citations

High-temperature photochemistry in the atmosphere of HD 189733b

Line, M. R., Liang, M. C. & Yung, Y. L., Jan 1 2010, In : Astrophysical Journal. 717, 1, p. 496-502 7 p.

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71 Scopus citations

H- Opacity and Water Dissociation in the Dayside Atmosphere of the Very Hot Gas Giant WASP-18b

Arcangeli, J., Désert, J. M., Line, M., Bean, J. L., Parmentier, V., Stevenson, K. B., Kreidberg, L., Fortney, J. J., Mansfield, M. & Showman, A. P., Mar 10 2018, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 855, 2, L30.

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38 Scopus citations

Information Content Analysis for Selection of Optimal JWST Observing Modes for Transiting Exoplanet Atmospheres

Batalha, N. E. & Line, M., Apr 2017, In : Astronomical Journal. 153, 4, 151.

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14 Scopus citations

Information content of exoplanetary transit spectra: An initial look

Line, M. R., Zhang, X., Vasisht, G., Natraj, V., Chen, P. & Yung, Y. L., Apr 10 2012, In : Astrophysical Journal. 749, 1, 93.

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79 Scopus citations

Infrared transmission spectroscopy of the exoplanets HD 209458b and XO-1b using the wide field camera-3 on the hubble space telescope

Deming, D., Wilkins, A., McCullough, P., Burrows, A., Fortney, J. J., Agol, E., Dobbs-Dixon, I., Madhusudhan, N., Crouzet, N., Desert, J. M., Gilliland, R. L., Haynes, K., Knutson, H. A., Line, M., Magic, Z., Mandell, A. M., Ranjan, S., Charbonneau, D., Clampin, M., Seager, S. & 1 others, Showman, A. P., Sep 10 2013, In : Astrophysical Journal. 774, 2, 95.

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216 Scopus citations

Mass loss from the exoplanetWASP-12b inferred from Spitzer phase curves

Bell, T. J., Zhang, M., Cubillos, P. E., Dang, L., Fossati, L., Todorov, K. O., Cowan, N. B., Deming, D., Zellem, R. T., Stevenson, K. B., Crossfield, I. J. M., Dobbs-Dixon, I., Fortney, J. J., Knutson, H. A. & Line, M. R., Jan 1 2019, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 489, 2, p. 1995-2013 19 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Measuring the D/H Ratios of Exoplanets and Brown Dwarfs

Morley, C. V., Skemer, A. J., Miles, B. E., Line, M. R., Lopez, E. D., Brogi, M., Freedman, R. S. & Marley, M. S., Sep 10 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 882, 2, L29.

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1 Scopus citations

Mid-infrared spectroscopy of Uranus from the Spitzer infrared spectrometer: 2. Determination of the mean composition of the upper troposphere and stratosphere

Orton, G. S., Moses, J. I., Fletcher, L. N., Mainzer, A. K., Hines, D., Hammel, H. B., Martin-Torres, J., Burgdorf, M., Merlet, C. & Line, M. R., Nov 5 2014, In : Icarus. 243, p. 471-493 23 p.

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26 Scopus citations

Mid-infrared spectroscopy of Uranus from the Spitzer Infrared Spectrometer: 1. Determination of the mean temperature structure of the upper troposphere and stratosphere

Orton, G. S., Fletcher, L. N., Moses, J. I., Mainzer, A. K., Hines, D., Hammel, H. B., Martin-Torres, F. J., Burgdorf, M., Merlet, C. & Line, M. R., Nov 5 2014, In : Icarus. 243, p. 494-513 20 p.

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28 Scopus citations

NEAR-INFRARED EMISSION SPECTRUM of WASP-103B USING HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE/WIDE FIELD CAMERA 3

Cartier, K. M. S., Beatty, T. G., Zhao, M., Line, M., Ngo, H., Mawet, D., Stassun, K. G., Wright, J. T., Kreidberg, L., Fortney, J. & Knutson, H., Jan 2017, In : Astronomical Journal. 153, 1, 34.

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17 Scopus citations

New analysis indicates no thermal inversion in the atmosphere of HD 209458b

Diamond-Lowe, H., Stevenson, K. B., Bean, J. L., Line, M. R. & Fortney, J. J., Nov 20 2014, In : Astrophysical Journal. 796, 1, 66.

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57 Scopus citations

NO THERMAL INVERSION and A SOLAR WATER ABUNDANCE for the HOT JUPITER HD 209458B from HST/WFC3 SPECTROSCOPY

Line, M., Stevenson, K. B., Bean, J., Desert, J. M., Fortney, J. J., Kreidberg, L., Madhusudhan, N., Showman, A. P. & Diamond-Lowe, H., Dec 2016, In : Astronomical Journal. 152, 6, 203.

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62 Scopus citations

ON the COMPOSITION of YOUNG, DIRECTLY IMAGED GIANT PLANETS

Moses, J. I., Marley, M. S., Zahnle, K., Line, M. R., Fortney, J. J., Barman, T. S., Visscher, C., Lewis, N. K. & Wolff, M. J., Oct 1 2016, In : Astrophysical Journal. 829, 2, 66.

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13 Scopus citations

On the detection of molecules in the atmosphere of HD 189733b using HST nicmos transmission spectroscopy

Swain, M. R., Line, M. R. & Deroo, P., Apr 1 2014, In : Astrophysical Journal. 784, 2, 133.

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31 Scopus citations

Probing the extreme planetary atmosphere of WASP-12b

Swain, M., Deroo, P., Tinetti, G., Hollis, M., Tessenyi, M., Line, M., Kawahara, H., Fujii, Y., Showman, A. P. & Yurchenko, S. N., Jul 1 2013, In : Icarus. 225, 1, p. 432-445 14 p.

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65 Scopus citations

Quantifying the impact of spectral coverage on the retrieval of molecular abundances from exoplanet transmission spectra

Chapman, J. W., Zellem, R. T., Line, M., Vasisht, G., Bryden, G., Willacy, K., Iyer, A. R., Bean, J., Cowan, N. B., Fortney, J. J., Griffith, C. A., Kataria, T., Kempton, E. M. R., Kreidberg, L., Moses, J. I., Stevenson, K. B. & Swain, M. R., Oct 1 2017, In : Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. 129, 980, 104402.

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3 Scopus citations

Radial velocity observations of the extended lunar sodium tail

Mierkiewicz, E. J., Line, M., Roesler, F. L. & Oliversen, R. J., Oct 28 2006, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 33, 20, L20106.

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8 Scopus citations

Retrieval of atmospheric properties of cloudy L dwarfs

Burningham, B., Marley, M. S., Line, M., Lupu, R., Visscher, C., Morley, C. V., Saumon, D. & Freedman, R., Sep 1 2017, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 470, 1, p. 1177-1197 21 p.

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16 Scopus citations
3 Scopus citations