Extrasolar Planets News


Mission Press Releases

  • 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

  • Kavli Foundation Grant to Foster Understanding of Exoplanets
    Kavli Foundation - Thursday, July 12, 2018
    Posted on: 7/12/2018 10:42:35 PM PDT

  • Researchers simulate conditions inside 'super-Earths'
    Johns Hopkins University - Wednesday, May 2, 2018
    Posted on: 5/2/2018 9:10:53 PM PDT

  • 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

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Microlensing Searches for Exoplanets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 8, 2018
    Posted on: 10/9/2018 12:37:35 AM PDT

  • Evidence for a Large Exomoon Orbiting Kepler-1625b
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 8, 2018
    Posted on: 10/9/2018 12:36:42 AM PDT

  • Observations of the Kepler Field with TESS: Predictions for Planet Yield and Observable Features
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 8, 2018
    Posted on: 10/9/2018 12:29:41 AM PDT

  • Planet occurrence rate density models including stellar effective temperature
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 8, 2018
    Posted on: 10/9/2018 12:28:19 AM PDT

  • On the detectability of transiting planets orbiting white dwarfs using LSST
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 2, 2018
    Posted on: 10/2/2018 11:27:29 PM PDT

  • Global or Local Pure-Condensible Atmospheres: Importance of Horizontal Latent Heat Transport
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 1, 2018
    Posted on: 10/1/2018 7:12:03 PM PDT

  • Revisiting the HIP41378 system with K2 and Spitzer
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 1, 2018
    Posted on: 10/1/2018 7:11:04 PM PDT

  • Transiting Planets with LSST IV: Detecting Planets around White Dwarfs
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 1, 2018
    Posted on: 10/1/2018 7:10:08 PM PDT

  • Why do protoplanetary disks appear not massive enough to form the known exoplanet population?
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 21, 2018
    Posted on: 9/21/2018 6:59:12 PM PDT

  • A deep search for planets in the inner 15 au around Vega
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 19, 2018
    Posted on: 9/20/2018 1:07:17 AM PDT

  • TESS Discovery of a Transiting Super-Earth in the Π Mensae System
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 19, 2018
    Posted on: 9/19/2018 1:32:21 PM PDT

  • Direct Imaging in Reflected Light: Characterization of Older, Temperate Exoplanets With 30-m Telescopes
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 29, 2018
    Posted on: 8/30/2018 2:08:56 AM PDT

  • The CARMENES search for exoplanets around M dwarfs: Nine new double-line spectroscopic binary stars
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 22, 2018
    Posted on: 8/22/2018 4:44:26 PM PDT

  • Multi-Wavelength High-Resolution Spectroscopy for Exoplanet Detection: Motivation, Instrumentation and First Results
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 7, 2018
    Posted on: 8/8/2018 1:04:42 AM PDT

  • Overview of the Spectrometer Optical Fiber feed for the Habitable-zone Planet Finder
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 3, 2018
    Posted on: 8/3/2018 7:24:44 PM PDT

  • 55 Cancri (Copernicus): A Multi-Planet System with a Hot Super-Earth and a Jupiter Analogue
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 2, 2018
    Posted on: 8/2/2018 3:06:56 PM PDT

  • NASA's TESS spacecraft starts science operations
    NASA HQ - July 27, 2018
    Posted on: 7/27/2018 6:54:43 PM PDT

  • Characterization of microdot apodizers for imaging exoplanets with next-generation space telescopes
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 26, 2018
    Posted on: 7/26/2018 5:10:41 PM PDT

  • WEIRD: Wide-orbit Exoplanet search with InfraRed Direct imaging
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 26, 2018
    Posted on: 7/26/2018 5:09:25 PM PDT

  • Giant planet effects on terrestrial planet formation and system architecture
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 9, 2018
    Posted on: 7/9/2018 5:48:22 PM PDT