Extrasolar Planets News


Mission Press Releases

  • Joining the Dots: Follow Astronomers' New Hunt for Earth-like Planets
    Queen Mary University of London - Monday, June 19, 2017
    Posted on: 6/19/2017 11:35:39 PM PDT

  • Discovery reveals planet almost as hot as the Sun
    University of Notre Dame - Monday, June 5, 2017
    Posted on: 6/5/2017 8:19:14 PM PDT

  • Forecasting the Impact of Stellar Activity on Transiting Exoplanet Spectra
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - Tuesday, May 16, 2017
    Posted on: 5/16/2017 1:59:51 PM PDT

  • Multiple Disk Gaps and Rings Generated by a Single Super-Earth
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - Tuesday, May 16, 2017
    Posted on: 5/16/2017 1:58:56 PM PDT

  • On The Feasibility of Exomoon Detection Via Exoplanet Phase Curve Spectral Contrast
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - Tuesday, May 16, 2017
    Posted on: 5/16/2017 1:58:16 PM PDT

  • Nearby Star Confirmed as Good Model of Our Early Solar System
    Iowa State University - Wednesday, May 3, 2017
    Posted on: 5/3/2017 4:47:28 PM PDT

  • Occultations of radio sources as probes of planetary environments: Jupiter &possible applications to exoplanets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - Thursday, March 9, 2017
    Posted on: 3/9/2017 3:21:10 PM PDT

  • Smith Statement on NASA Exoplanet Discovery
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
    Posted on: 2/22/2017 10:47:08 PM PDT

  • NASA to Host News Conference on Discovery Beyond Our Solar System
    NASA HQ - Monday, February 20, 2017
    Posted on: 2/20/2017 4:32:06 PM PDT

  • Scientists Make Huge Dataset of Nearby Stars Available to Public
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Monday, February 13, 2017
    Posted on: 2/13/2017 6:06:21 PM PDT

  • Microlensing Study Suggests Most Common Outer Planets Likely Neptune-mass
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Thursday, December 15, 2016
    Posted on: 12/15/2016 11:34:35 PM PDT

  • The Moment to Find the Next Earth: Project Blue Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Kick Off Historic Space Mission
    Project Blue - Tuesday, November 15, 2016
    Posted on: 11/15/2016 4:02:47 PM PDT

  • OU researchers team with citizen scientists to discover a rare circumstellar disk
    University of Oklahoma - Monday, October 24, 2016
    Posted on: 10/24/2016 7:39:41 PM PDT

  • Found: Oldest known planet-forming disk
    Carnegie Institution - Friday, October 21, 2016
    Posted on: 10/21/2016 5:57:39 PM PDT

  • The Push to Photograph Earth-Like Planet Begins With Launch of Project Blue
    Boldly Go Institute - Tuesday, October 11, 2016
    Posted on: 10/11/2016 12:44:19 PM PDT

  • Protoplanetary Disk Around a Young Star Exhibits Spiral Structure
    Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy - Thursday, September 29, 2016
    Posted on: 9/29/2016 6:22:46 PM PDT

  • Awards for Exoplanet Research
    SETI Institute - Monday, August 8, 2016
    Posted on: 8/8/2016 7:29:52 PM PDT

  • Lasers melt rocks to reveal development of super-Earths and how giant impacts make magma
    Hiroshima University - Thursday, August 4, 2016
    Posted on: 8/4/2016 4:47:50 PM PDT

  • Teenagers at Keele University Discover Possible New Exoplanet
    Keele University - Friday, July 1, 2016
    Posted on: 7/1/2016 3:20:24 PM PDT

  • MEarth Array Confirms Youngest Transiting Exoplanet
    Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics - Tuesday, June 21, 2016
    Posted on: 6/21/2016 11:21:40 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Escape and fractionation of volatiles and noble gases from Mars-sized planetary embryos and growing protoplanets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 22, 2017
    Posted on: 6/22/2017 2:06:17 PM PDT

  • A Simple Depth of Search Metric for Exoplanet Imaging Surveys
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 22, 2017
    Posted on: 6/22/2017 2:05:12 PM PDT

  • Convergent Migration Renders TRAPPIST-1 Long-lived
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 20, 2017
    Posted on: 6/20/2017 2:26:48 PM PDT

  • Updated Masses for the TRAPPIST-1 Planets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 20, 2017
    Posted on: 6/20/2017 2:25:54 PM PDT

  • Hydrodynamic Escape of Planetary Atmospheres during a Star's X-ray/Extreme Ultraviolet Saturation - Size Limit on Rocky Exoplanets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 20, 2017
    Posted on: 6/20/2017 2:24:38 PM PDT

  • An Investigation into Exoplanet Transits and Uncertainties
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 20, 2017
    Posted on: 6/20/2017 2:11:47 PM PDT

  • Exoplanets as probes of the winds of host stars: the case of the M dwarf GJ 436
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 20, 2017
    Posted on: 6/20/2017 2:11:07 PM PDT

  • Constraining the Compositions of the TRAPPIST-1 Planets to Trace Snow Lines and Migration in M Dwarf Disks
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 13, 2017
    Posted on: 6/13/2017 4:08:15 PM PDT

  • On the Age of the TRAPPIST-1 System
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 13, 2017
    Posted on: 6/13/2017 4:07:31 PM PDT

  • An additional non-transiting super-Earth in the bright HD 3167 system, and masses for all three planets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 13, 2017
    Posted on: 6/13/2017 4:06:26 PM PDT

  • GENESIS: New Self-Consistent Models of Exoplanetary Spectra
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 8, 2017
    Posted on: 6/9/2017 1:27:39 AM PDT

  • Carbon Monoxide Affecting Planetary Atmospheric Chemistry
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 6, 2017
    Posted on: 6/6/2017 2:21:31 PM PDT

  • The Faint Young Sun and Faint Young Stars Paradox
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 6, 2017
    Posted on: 6/6/2017 2:19:31 PM PDT

  • The evaporation valley in the Kepler planets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 1, 2017
    Posted on: 6/1/2017 2:06:35 PM PDT

  • Exoplanet Predictions Based on Harmonic Orbit Resonances
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 31, 2017
    Posted on: 5/31/2017 3:10:17 PM PDT

  • Capture of free-floating planets by stellar systems
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 31, 2017
    Posted on: 5/31/2017 2:03:01 PM PDT

  • Detection of Radial Velocity Variations in M Giant Stars HD 36384, HD 52030, and HD 208742
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 30, 2017
    Posted on: 5/30/2017 10:03:26 PM PDT

  • Internal Structure of Giant and Icy Planets: Importance of Heavy Elements and Mixing
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 29, 2017
    Posted on: 5/29/2017 3:42:24 PM PDT

  • First millimeter detection of the disk around a young, isolated, planetary-mass object
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 23, 2017
    Posted on: 5/23/2017 2:49:28 PM PDT

  • The structure of terrestrial bodies: Impact heating, corotation limits and synestias
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 23, 2017
    Posted on: 5/23/2017 2:48:22 PM PDT