Determining effective temperature of a star is in general a non-trivial task. Simple reason for this is that we can only study the electromagnetic radiation from a star, but not the temperature ...
Is it conceivable that the presence of chlorophyll (or similar) could be distinguishable from other chemicals on an exoplanet?
If an Earth-like exoplanet had a sufficiently extensive plant biosphere (i.e large forests, aquatic algal mats etc), is it at all conceivable that scientists could spectroscopically detect the ...
I am running MOOG on OS X Yosemite and with $MOOG running the abfind driver I can force fit elemental abundances with an appropriate input line list and model ...