"photoevaporation" meaning in All languages combined

Noun [English]

  1. The removal of the atmosphere of a planet (or the disk of a protoplanet) by high-energy photons from its sun or a nearby hot star Wikipedia link: photoevaporation Tags: uncountable Topics: astronomy, natural-sciences Categories: Astronomy

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