Extrasolar Planets News


Mission Press Releases

  • 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

  • Found: Oldest known planet-forming disk
    Carnegie Institution - Friday, October 21, 2016
    Posted on: 10/21/2016 5:57:39 PM PDT

  • The Push to Photograph Earth-Like Planet Begins With Launch of Project Blue
    Boldly Go Institute - Tuesday, October 11, 2016
    Posted on: 10/11/2016 12:44:19 PM PDT

  • Protoplanetary Disk Around a Young Star Exhibits Spiral Structure
    Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy - Thursday, September 29, 2016
    Posted on: 9/29/2016 6:22:46 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Capture of exocomets and the erosion of the Oort cloud due to stellar encounters in the Galaxy
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 19, 2017
    Posted on: 10/19/2017 2:58:03 PM PDT

  • Exoplanet phase curves at large phase angles. Diagnostics for extended hazy atmospheres
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 19, 2017
    Posted on: 10/19/2017 2:56:17 PM PDT

  • Kronos & Krios: Evidence for accretion of a massive, rocky planetary system in a comoving pair of solar-type star
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 16, 2017
    Posted on: 10/16/2017 5:10:14 PM PDT

  • Using Stellar Composition to Observationally Constrain Planetary Mineralogy for the Ten Closest Stars
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 16, 2017
    Posted on: 10/16/2017 5:09:21 PM PDT

  • Optical properties of potential condensates in exoplanetary atmospheres
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 16, 2017
    Posted on: 10/16/2017 5:03:14 PM PDT

  • Exoplanet Atmosphere Measurements from Transmission Spectroscopy and other Planet-Star Combined Light Observations
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 12, 2017
    Posted on: 10/12/2017 4:34:28 PM PDT

  • Zodiacal Exoplanet in Time (ZEIT) V: A Uniform Search for Transiting Planets in Young Clusters Observed by K2
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 12, 2017
    Posted on: 10/12/2017 4:07:58 PM PDT

  • Zodiacal Exoplanets in Time (ZEIT) VI: a three-planet system in the Hyades cluster including an Earth-sized planet
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 12, 2017
    Posted on: 10/12/2017 4:05:55 PM PDT

  • SPECULOOS exoplanet search and its prototype on TRAPPIST
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 12, 2017
    Posted on: 10/12/2017 4:01:18 PM PDT

  • Evaporation of Low-Mass Planet Atmospheres: Multidimensional Hydrodynamics with Consistent Thermochemistry
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 12, 2017
    Posted on: 10/12/2017 3:59:17 PM PDT

  • Coupling SPH and thermochemical models of planets: Methodology and example of a Mars-sized body
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 11, 2017
    Posted on: 10/11/2017 8:30:46 PM PDT

  • Transfer, loss and physical processing of water in hit-and-run collisions of planetary embryos
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 11, 2017
    Posted on: 10/11/2017 8:29:50 PM PDT

  • Observing exoplanets from the planet Earth: how our revolution around the Sun affects the detection of 1-year periods
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 11, 2017
    Posted on: 10/11/2017 8:29:08 PM PDT

  • Speckle correction in polychromatic light with the self-coherent camera for the direct detection of exoplanets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 11, 2017
    Posted on: 10/11/2017 8:25:19 PM PDT

  • Deformable mirror interferometric analysis for the direct imagery of exoplanets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 11, 2017
    Posted on: 10/11/2017 8:24:31 PM PDT

  • A Catalog of Cool Dwarf Targets for the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 6, 2017
    Posted on: 10/6/2017 4:41:54 PM PDT

  • Random sampling technique for ultra-fast computations of molecular opacities for exoplanet atmospheres
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 6, 2017
    Posted on: 10/6/2017 4:39:59 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-17 Amendment 31: TESS Phase-1 proposal due date delay
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - September 19, 2017
    Posted on: 9/19/2017 6:52:47 PM PDT

  • The fate of close-in planets: tidal or magnetic migration?
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 19, 2017
    Posted on: 9/19/2017 4:05:36 PM PDT

  • Estimating the magnetic field strength in hot Jupiters
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 19, 2017
    Posted on: 9/19/2017 4:04:51 PM PDT