Extrasolar Planets News


Mission Press Releases

  • Circumbinary castaways: Short-period binary systems can eject orbiting worlds
    University of Washington - Thursday, April 12, 2018
    Posted on: 4/12/2018 4:39:46 PM PDT

  • Computer searches telescope data for evidence of distant planets
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Friday, March 30, 2018
    Posted on: 3/30/2018 3:06:59 PM PDT

  • Europe's Next Science Mission to Focus on Nature of Exoplanets
    European Space Agency - Tuesday, March 20, 2018
    Posted on: 3/20/2018 3:57:28 PM PDT

  • JHU performs first laboratory simulation of exoplanet atmospheric chemistry
    Johns Hopkins University - Thursday, March 8, 2018
    Posted on: 3/8/2018 4:47:37 PM PDT

  • Research reveals more about TRAPPIST-1 planets, and the possibility of life
    University of Birmingham - Monday, February 5, 2018
    Posted on: 2/6/2018 4:40:38 AM PDT

  • Planets around other stars are like peas in a pod
    University of Montreal - Tuesday, January 9, 2018
    Posted on: 1/9/2018 9:44:26 PM PDT

  • Is the Young Star RZ Piscium Consuming Its Own (Planetary) Offspring?
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - Thursday, December 28, 2017
    Posted on: 12/28/2017 8:47:00 PM PDT

  • EXONEST: The Bayesian Exoplanetary Explorer
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - Thursday, December 28, 2017
    Posted on: 12/28/2017 8:46:05 PM PDT

  • 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

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Solar System Ice Giants: Exoplanets in our Backyard
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 11, 2018
    Posted on: 4/11/2018 11:27:10 PM PDT

  • Formation of the terrestrial planets in the solar system around 1 au via radial concentration of planetesimals
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 10, 2018
    Posted on: 4/10/2018 9:28:36 PM PDT

  • K-Stacker: Keplerian image recombination for the direct detection of exoplanets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 10, 2018
    Posted on: 4/10/2018 9:26:20 PM PDT

  • Using asteroseismology to characterise exoplanet host stars
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 10, 2018
    Posted on: 4/10/2018 9:24:27 PM PDT

  • Kepler's Earth-like Planets Should Not Be Confirmed Without Independent Detection: The Case of Kepler-452b
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 2, 2018
    Posted on: 4/2/2018 9:44:31 PM PDT

  • Atmospheric mass loss of extrasolar planets orbiting magnetically active host stars
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 30, 2018
    Posted on: 3/31/2018 1:47:32 AM PDT

  • Understanding Stellar Contamination in Exoplanet Transmission Spectra as an Essential Step in Small Planet Characterization
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 30, 2018
    Posted on: 3/31/2018 1:46:39 AM PDT

  • KELT-22Ab: A Massive Hot Jupiter Transiting a Near Solar Twin
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 23, 2018
    Posted on: 3/23/2018 4:58:23 PM PDT

  • Detection of Alpha Centauri at radio wavelengths: chromospheric emission and search for star-planet interaction
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 23, 2018
    Posted on: 3/23/2018 4:56:27 PM PDT

  • Detection of the closest Jovian exoplanet in the Epsilon Indi triple system
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 23, 2018
    Posted on: 3/23/2018 4:54:57 PM PDT

  • Spin-orbital tidal dynamics and tidal heating in the TRAPPIST-1 multi-planet system
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 21, 2018
    Posted on: 3/21/2018 4:48:22 PM PDT

  • Additional Exoplanet Science Enabled by FINESSE
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 28, 2018
    Posted on: 3/21/2018 4:45:49 PM PDT

  • Prehistory of Transit Searches
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 20, 2018
    Posted on: 3/20/2018 3:03:40 PM PDT

  • Characterization of Exoplanets: Secondary Eclipses
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 19, 2018
    Posted on: 3/19/2018 3:46:49 PM PDT

  • The crucial role of ground-based, Doppler measurements for the future of exoplanet science
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 19, 2018
    Posted on: 3/19/2018 3:46:06 PM PDT

  • Planetary Spectrum Generator: an accurate online radiative transfer suite for atmospheres, comets, small bodies and exoplanets
    ASAE - March 16, 2018
    Posted on: 3/16/2018 11:51:19 PM PDT

  • Using Ground-Based Telescopes to Mature Key Technologies and Advance Science for Future NASA Exoplanet Direct Imaging Missions
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 16, 2018
    Posted on: 3/16/2018 11:47:29 PM PDT

  • Project Blue: Visible Light Imaging Search for Terrestrial-class Exoplanets in the Habitable Zones of Alpha Centauri A and B
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 15, 2018
    Posted on: 3/15/2018 11:27:16 PM PDT

  • The ngVLA's Role in Exoplanet Science: Constraining Exo-Space Weather
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 15, 2018
    Posted on: 3/15/2018 11:26:31 PM PDT

  • Possible Bright Starspots on TRAPPIST-1
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 15, 2018
    Posted on: 3/15/2018 11:25:28 PM PDT