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Cambridge Exoplanet Research Centre


Cathie Clarke leads a group that studies the hydrodynamics of (potentially planet bearing) discs around young stars – recent focuses include the evolution of dust and gas in self-gravitating discs and the issue of disc photoevaporation by Xrays from the young star. Many of the projects relate to finding innovative ways of incorporating radiative physics within hydrodynamical codes.

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