Extrasolar Planets News


Mission Press Releases

  • 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

  • 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

  • Mission Status Releases

  • The Near-Infrared Transmission Spectra of TRAPPIST-1 Planets b, c, d, e, f, and g and Stellar Contamination in Multi-Epoch Transit Spectra
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 16, 2018
    Posted on: 2/17/2018 12:36:39 AM PDT

  • 275 Candidates and 149 Validated Planets Orbiting Bright Stars in K2 Campaigns 0-10
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 16, 2018
    Posted on: 2/17/2018 12:34:12 AM PDT

  • The nature of the TRAPPIST-1 exoplanets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 13, 2018
    Posted on: 2/13/2018 6:41:31 PM PDT

  • Convective dynamics and disequilibrium chemistry in the atmospheres of giant planets and brown dwarfs
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 13, 2018
    Posted on: 2/13/2018 6:39:04 PM PDT

  • Formation of Super-Earths
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 13, 2018
    Posted on: 2/13/2018 6:38:22 PM PDT

  • On mapping exoplanet atmospheres with high-dispersion spectro-polarimetry. Some model predictions
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 8, 2018
    Posted on: 2/8/2018 6:46:45 PM PDT

  • Formation of terrestrial planets in eccentric and inclined giant planet systems
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 4, 2018
    Posted on: 2/4/2018 7:40:05 PM PDT

  • A system of three transiting super-Earths in a cool dwarf star
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 4, 2018
    Posted on: 2/4/2018 7:32:05 PM PDT

  • Exoplanet atmospheres with GIANO. I. Water in the transmission spectrum of HD 189733b
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 30, 2018
    Posted on: 1/30/2018 6:57:42 PM PDT

  • Characterization of Exoplanet Atmospheres with the Optical Coronagraph on WFIRST
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 30, 2018
    Posted on: 1/30/2018 6:56:41 PM PDT

  • Haze Production in the Atmospheres of super-Earths and mini-Neptunes: Insights from the Lab
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 29, 2018
    Posted on: 1/29/2018 3:04:37 PM PDT

  • Shaping HR8799's outer dust belt with an unseen planet
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 29, 2018
    Posted on: 1/29/2018 3:03:49 PM PDT

  • Evidence of an Upper Bound on the Masses of Planets and its Implications for Giant Planet Formation
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 29, 2018
    Posted on: 1/29/2018 3:01:38 PM PDT

  • Stability and self-organization of planetary systems
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 29, 2018
    Posted on: 1/29/2018 3:00:36 PM PDT

  • Planet Occurrence: Doppler and Transit Surveys
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 29, 2018
    Posted on: 1/29/2018 2:59:45 PM PDT

  • A SEA BASS on the exoplanet HD209458b
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 19, 2018
    Posted on: 1/19/2018 11:16:27 PM PDT

  • Effect of metallicity on the atmospheres of exoplanets with fully coupled 3D hydrodynamics, equilibrium chemistry, and radiative transfer
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 19, 2018
    Posted on: 1/19/2018 11:15:31 PM PDT

  • Space-based infrared interferometry to study exoplanetary atmospheres
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 19, 2018
    Posted on: 1/19/2018 11:14:21 PM PDT

  • A machine learns to predict the stability of circumbinary planets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 19, 2018
    Posted on: 1/19/2018 11:13:10 PM PDT

  • Where can a Trappist-1 planetary system be produced?
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 19, 2018
    Posted on: 1/19/2018 5:11:40 PM PDT