OoL digest — May 30th edition

This week we have 2 preprints and 8 new papers on the origin of life. Enjoy!


Binarity of a protostar affects the evolution of the disk and planets – Jørgensen et al. – Nature

Venus as an Exoplanet: I. An Initial Exploration of the 3-D Energy Balance for a CO$_{2}$ Exoplanetary Atmosphere Around an M-Dwarf Star – Parkinson et al. – preprint

Searching for Life, Mindful of Lyfe’s Possibilities – Wong et al. – Life


A statistical primer on exoplanet detection methods – Giertych et al. – preprint


An autonomously oscillating supramolecular self-replicator – Howlett et al. – Nature Chemistry


Reductive biomining of pyrite by methanogens – Spietz et al. – Trends in Microbiology


From the origin of life to pandemics: Emergent phenomena in complex systems – Artime et al. – Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences

Planetary Science

The dissipation of the solar nebula constrained by impacts and core cooling in planetesimals – Hunt et al. – Nature Astronomy

Changing spatial distribution of water flow charts major change in Mars’s greenhouse effect – Kite et al. – Science Advances

Statistical Physics

The information-theoretic foundation of thermodynamic work extraction – Marletto – Journal of Physics Communications

Alexandre Champagne‑Ruel
Alexandre Champagne‑Ruel
PhD Candidate - Astrophysics

My research interests include statistical physics, complex systems and major evolutionary transitions.