Extrasolar Planets News


Mission Press Releases

  • Exoplanet interiors have Earth-like geochemistry
    American Association for the Advancement of Science - Thursday, October 17, 2019
    Posted on: 10/17/2019 7:30:19 PM PDT

  • Nobel Prize Resources from the American Institute of Physics
    American Institute of Physics - Tuesday, October 8, 2019
    Posted on: 10/8/2019 3:30:10 PM PDT

  • Nobel Prize in Physics 2019 Goes to Peebles, Mayor And Queloz
    Nobel Prize - Tuesday, October 8, 2019
    Posted on: 10/8/2019 3:22:52 PM PDT

  • 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded to Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz
    University of Geneva - Tuesday, October 8, 2019
    Posted on: 10/8/2019 3:21:31 PM PDT

  • Nobel Prize Winners Started 'Remarkable Era of Discovery' of Exoplanets
    Cornell University - Tuesday, October 8, 2019
    Posted on: 10/8/2019 3:20:09 PM PDT

  • Many Gas Giant Exoplanets Waiting to Be Discovered
    Carnegie Institution - Saturday, September 28, 2019
    Posted on: 9/28/2019 3:45:51 PM PDT

  • Massive exoplanet orbiting tiny star challenges planet formation theory
    American Association for the Advancement of Science - Thursday, September 26, 2019
    Posted on: 9/26/2019 7:54:48 PM PDT

  • Northrop Grumman-Built TESS Discovers More than Twenty New Planets after One Year of Exploration
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Thursday, July 25, 2019
    Posted on: 7/25/2019 2:30:46 PM PDT

  • Let Experts Guide You on Futuristic Vacation to Alien Moons
    University of Arizona - Tuesday, July 23, 2019
    Posted on: 7/23/2019 6:57:04 PM PDT

  • SwRI scientist develops novel algorithm to aid search for exoplanets
    Southwest Research Institute - Tuesday, June 25, 2019
    Posted on: 6/25/2019 2:05:56 PM PDT

  • IAU100 NameExoWorlds Gives Every Country In The World The Opportunity To Name an Exoplanet and its Host Star
    International Astronomical Union - Thursday, June 6, 2019
    Posted on: 6/6/2019 3:23:31 PM PDT

  • Global Challenge Launched to Build Exoplanet Data Solutions
    University College London - Wednesday, April 17, 2019
    Posted on: 4/17/2019 4:10:22 PM PDT

  • New NASA Mission Could Find More Than 1,000 Planets
    Ohio State University - Tuesday, February 26, 2019
    Posted on: 2/26/2019 5:00:49 PM PDT

  • Discovery of Planets Around Cool Stars Enabled with Hobby-Eberly Telescope
    University of Texas-Austin - Thursday, February 21, 2019
    Posted on: 2/21/2019 7:29:38 PM PDT

  • Tour Alien Worlds with New Multimedia Treats
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Tuesday, February 5, 2019
    Posted on: 2/5/2019 10:58:17 PM PDT

  • Sharpest-Ever Views of Planet-Forming Discs
    University of Exeter - Wednesday, January 16, 2019
    Posted on: 1/16/2019 11:25:54 PM PDT


  • National Institutes of Natural Sciences - Monday, December 17, 2018
    Posted on: 12/17/2018 5:59:18 PM PDT

  • An exoplanet loses its atmosphere in the form of a tail
    Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias - Sunday, December 9, 2018
    Posted on: 12/9/2018 10:50:25 PM PDT

  • SwRI scientist develops database for stellar-exoplanet “exploration”
    Southwest Research Institute - Tuesday, August 28, 2018
    Posted on: 8/28/2018 6:29:20 PM PDT

  • ASU astrophysicist helps discover that ultrahot planets have starlike atmospheres
    Arizona State University - Thursday, August 9, 2018
    Posted on: 8/9/2018 10:28:52 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • The Effect of Clouds as an Additional Opacity Source on the Inferred Metallicity of Giant Exoplanets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 7, 2019
    Posted on: 11/7/2019 9:13:19 PM PDT

  • The Feasibility of Directly Imaging Nearby Cold Jovian Planets with MIRI/JWST
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 7, 2019
    Posted on: 11/7/2019 3:52:09 PM PDT

  • Four newborn planets transiting the young solar analog V1298 Tau
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 11, 2019
    Posted on: 10/11/2019 5:07:30 PM PDT

  • An On-going Mid-infrared Outburst in the White Dwarf 0145+234: Catching in Action of Tidal Disruption of an Exoasteroid?
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 11, 2019
    Posted on: 10/11/2019 5:06:31 PM PDT

  • Doppler tomography as a tool for detecting exoplanet atmospheres
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 23, 2019
    Posted on: 9/23/2019 3:57:50 AM PDT

  • Eating Planets for Lunch and Dinner: Signatures of Planet Consumption by Evolving Stars
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 13, 2019
    Posted on: 9/13/2019 10:59:30 PM PDT

  • The ExoTETHyS package: Tools for Exoplanetary Transits around Host Stars
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 27, 2019
    Posted on: 8/27/2019 5:25:15 PM PDT

  • WAET: low-cost ground based telescopes for accelerated exoplanet direct imaging
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 14, 2019
    Posted on: 7/14/2019 9:36:08 PM PDT

  • Discovering Exoplanets with Gravitational Waves
    Albert Einstein Institute - July 9, 2019
    Posted on: 7/9/2019 7:35:42 PM PDT

  • On the patterns observed in Kepler multi-planet systems
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 4, 2019
    Posted on: 7/5/2019 12:48:12 AM PDT

  • A Gap in the Mass Distribution for Warm Neptune and Terrestrial Planets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 1, 2019
    Posted on: 7/1/2019 4:18:39 PM PDT

  • Three Red Suns in the Sky: A Transiting, Terrestrial Planet in a Triple M Dwarf System at 6.9 Parsecs
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 26, 2019
    Posted on: 6/26/2019 3:08:18 PM PDT

  • Empirical Predictions for the Period Distribution of Planets to be Discovered by the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 18, 2019
    Posted on: 6/18/2019 5:24:37 PM PDT

  • Instabilities in Multi-Planet Circumbinary Systems
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 30, 2019
    Posted on: 5/31/2019 12:59:13 AM PDT

  • The Revised TESS Input Catalog and Candidate Target List
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 27, 2019
    Posted on: 5/28/2019 12:42:40 AM PDT

  • Loose Ends for the Exomoon Candidate Host Kepler-1625b
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 29, 2019
    Posted on: 4/29/2019 2:42:31 PM PDT

  • First radial velocity results from the MINiature Exoplanet Radial Velocity Array (MINERVA)
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 25, 2019
    Posted on: 4/25/2019 2:38:09 PM PDT

  • Discovery of a Third Transiting Planet in the Kepler-47 Circumbinary System
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 16, 2019
    Posted on: 4/17/2019 2:22:59 AM PDT

  • Two cold belts in the debris disk around the G-type star NZ Lup
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 8, 2019
    Posted on: 4/8/2019 1:59:33 PM PDT

  • Identifying Exoplanets with Deep Learning III: Automated Triage and Vetting of TESS Candidates
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 8, 2019
    Posted on: 4/8/2019 1:58:36 PM PDT