Extrasolar Planets News


Mission Press Releases

  • Media Telecon Dec. 14th to Announce Latest Kepler Discovery
    Ames Research Center - Friday, December 8, 2017
    Posted on: 12/8/2017 7:03:42 PM PDT

  • Scientists detect comets outside our solar system
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Friday, October 27, 2017
    Posted on: 10/27/2017 3:35:27 PM PDT

  • Astronomers Discover Sunscreen Snow Falling on Hot Exoplanet
    Pennsylvania State University - Friday, October 27, 2017
    Posted on: 10/27/2017 2:45:58 PM PDT

  • Hubble detects exoplanet with glowing water atmosphere
    University of Exeter - Wednesday, August 2, 2017
    Posted on: 8/2/2017 11:44:23 PM PDT

  • No large population of unbound or wide-orbit Jupiter-mass planets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - Friday, July 28, 2017
    Posted on: 7/28/2017 2:42:05 PM PDT

  • Pupil Masks for Spectrophotometry of Transiting Exoplanets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - Friday, July 28, 2017
    Posted on: 7/28/2017 2:41:08 PM PDT

  • Simulating the Exoplanet Yield of a Space-based MIR Interferometer Based on Kepler Statistics
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - Friday, July 28, 2017
    Posted on: 7/28/2017 2:39:42 PM PDT

  • 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

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Supervised detection of exoplanets in high-contrast imaging sequences
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 13, 2017
    Posted on: 12/13/2017 4:09:11 PM PDT

  • Upper atmospheres and ionospheres of planets and satellites
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 13, 2017
    Posted on: 12/13/2017 4:08:25 PM PDT

  • Signatures of Star-planet interactions
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 13, 2017
    Posted on: 12/13/2017 4:07:09 PM PDT

  • Producing Distant Planets by Mutual Scattering of Planetary Embryos
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 13, 2017
    Posted on: 12/13/2017 4:04:37 PM PDT

  • Can gravitational microlensing detect extragalactic exoplanets? Self-lensing models of the Small Magellanic Cloud
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 13, 2017
    Posted on: 12/13/2017 4:03:44 PM PDT

  • The California-Kepler Survey. IV. Metal-rich Stars Host a Greater Diversity of Planets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 13, 2017
    Posted on: 12/13/2017 4:02:38 PM PDT

  • Formation of Super-Earths by Tidally-Forced Turbulence
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 9, 2017
    Posted on: 12/9/2017 10:23:01 PM PDT

  • Evidence for a Dayside Thermal Inversion and High Metallicity for the Hot Jupiter WASP-18b
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 9, 2017
    Posted on: 12/9/2017 10:12:18 PM PDT

  • A self-consistent cloud model for brown dwarfs and young giant exoplanets: comparison with photometric and spectroscopic observations
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 4, 2017
    Posted on: 12/4/2017 5:30:42 PM PDT

  • Planet Candidates from K2 Campaigns 5-8 and Follow-Up Optical Spectroscopy
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 28, 2017
    Posted on: 11/28/2017 11:23:18 PM PDT

  • Modelling the Atmospheric Composition of Warm Exoplanets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 28, 2017
    Posted on: 11/28/2017 11:14:44 PM PDT

  • ESPRESSO on VLT: An Instrument for Exoplanet Research
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 15, 2017
    Posted on: 11/15/2017 3:50:45 PM PDT

  • Refraction in exoplanet atmospheres: Photometric signatures, implications for transmission spectroscopy, and search in Kepler data
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 10, 2017
    Posted on: 11/10/2017 4:12:45 PM PDT

  • Kepler's Dark Worlds: a Low Albedo for an Ensemble of Neptunian and Terran Exoplanets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 1, 2017
    Posted on: 11/1/2017 7:25:08 PM PDT

  • NGTS-1b: A hot Jupiter transiting an M-dwarf
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 1, 2017
    Posted on: 11/1/2017 7:20:15 PM PDT

  • Constraints on Super-Earths Interiors from Stellar Abundances
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 27, 2017
    Posted on: 10/27/2017 2:27:01 PM PDT

  • Imaging the water snowline in protostellar envelopes
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 25, 2017
    Posted on: 10/25/2017 3:06:57 PM PDT

  • Magma oceans and enhanced volcanism on TRAPPIST-1 planets due to induction heating
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 25, 2017
    Posted on: 10/25/2017 3:02:56 PM PDT

  • The circumstellar disk HD169142: gas, dust and planets acting in concert?
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 24, 2017
    Posted on: 10/24/2017 4:50:08 PM PDT

  • Planetary Candidates Observed by Kepler
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 24, 2017
    Posted on: 10/24/2017 4:49:06 PM PDT