Extrasolar Planets News


Mission Press Releases

  • Western Space team theorizes rare exomoon discovery
    Western University - Wednesday, June 24, 2020
    Posted on: 6/24/2020 1:57:46 PM PDT

  • Four Newborn Planets Get Cooked by Their Sun
    Leibniz-Institut fuer Astrophysik Potsdam - Thursday, June 11, 2020
    Posted on: 6/11/2020 9:14:32 PM PDT

  • People from 112 Countries Select Names for Exoplanet Systems
    International Astronomical Union - Tuesday, December 17, 2019
    Posted on: 12/17/2019 6:28:46 PM PDT

  • 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

  • Mission Status Releases

  • An Update on the Student Exoplanet Programme
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 19, 2020
    Posted on: 6/19/2020 4:00:24 PM PDT

  • Solar System Physics for Exoplanet Research
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 29, 2020
    Posted on: 4/29/2020 1:48:08 PM PDT

  • Assessment of Supervised Machine Learning for Atmospheric Retrieval of Exoplanets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 24, 2020
    Posted on: 4/24/2020 12:53:38 PM PDT

  • New HST data and modeling reveal a massive planetesimal collision around Fomalhaut
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 21, 2020
    Posted on: 4/21/2020 3:34:19 PM PDT

  • On the role of reduced wind mass-loss rate in enabling exoplanets to shape planetary nebulae
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 21, 2020
    Posted on: 4/21/2020 3:33:24 PM PDT

  • On the orbital evolution of meteoroid 2020 CD3, a temporarily-captured orbiter of the Earth-Moon system
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 24, 2020
    Posted on: 3/24/2020 3:12:37 PM PDT

  • Utilizing Small Telescopes Operated by Citizen Scientists for Transiting Exoplanet Follow-up
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 24, 2020
    Posted on: 3/24/2020 3:11:43 PM PDT

  • Expectations for the confirmation of Proxima c from a long-term radial velocity follow-up
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 24, 2020
    Posted on: 3/24/2020 3:10:28 PM PDT

  • Nightside condensation of iron in an ultra-hot giant exoplanet
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 13, 2020
    Posted on: 3/13/2020 2:47:28 PM PDT

  • Circumbinary Planets -- The Next Steps
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 27, 2020
    Posted on: 2/27/2020 10:44:12 PM PDT

  • Spatial distribution of exoplanet candidates based on Kepler and Gaia data
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 27, 2020
    Posted on: 2/27/2020 10:42:42 PM PDT

  • Extrasolar enigmas: from disintegrating exoplanets to exoasteroids
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 25, 2020
    Posted on: 2/25/2020 7:48:41 PM PDT

  • Giant planet swaps during close stellar encounters
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 21, 2020
    Posted on: 2/21/2020 6:08:57 PM PDT

  • Excess C/H in Protoplanetary Disk Gas from Icy Pebble Drift across the CO Snowline
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 21, 2020
    Posted on: 2/21/2020 6:07:53 PM PDT

  • The Dark Planets of the WASP-47 Planetary System
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 21, 2020
    Posted on: 2/21/2020 6:06:52 PM PDT

  • ASTERIA - Satellite for Studying Distant Planets - Goes Quiet
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - January 3, 2020
    Posted on: 1/4/2020 9:54:47 PM PDT

  • Accretion of a giant planet onto a white dwarf
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 5, 2019
    Posted on: 12/5/2019 9:17:00 PM PDT

  • 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