Extrasolar Planets News


Mission Press Releases

  • 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

  • Awards for Exoplanet Research
    SETI Institute - Monday, August 8, 2016
    Posted on: 8/8/2016 7:29:52 PM PDT

  • Lasers melt rocks to reveal development of super-Earths and how giant impacts make magma
    Hiroshima University - Thursday, August 4, 2016
    Posted on: 8/4/2016 4:47:50 PM PDT

  • Teenagers at Keele University Discover Possible New Exoplanet
    Keele University - Friday, July 1, 2016
    Posted on: 7/1/2016 3:20:24 PM PDT

  • MEarth Array Confirms Youngest Transiting Exoplanet
    Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics - Tuesday, June 21, 2016
    Posted on: 6/21/2016 11:21:40 PM PDT

  • 1917 Photographic Plate Has First-Ever Evidence of Exoplanetary System
    Carnegie Institution - Tuesday, April 12, 2016
    Posted on: 4/12/2016 3:03:33 PM PDT

  • Stars Strip Away Atmospheres of Nearby Super-Earths
    Yale University - Monday, April 11, 2016
    Posted on: 4/11/2016 5:35:40 PM PDT

  • Western-led astronomy team discovers Jupiter analogue among young stars
    Western University - Wednesday, April 6, 2016
    Posted on: 4/6/2016 2:20:52 PM PDT

  • Smoothed light will help search for Earth's twins
    Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology - Wednesday, March 30, 2016
    Posted on: 3/31/2016 12:03:15 AM PDT

  • Oddball planet raises questions about origins of 'hot Jupiters'
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Tuesday, March 29, 2016
    Posted on: 3/29/2016 9:41:51 PM PDT

  • Penn State to Lead Next-Generation Planet Finder Instrument
    Pennsylvania State University - Tuesday, March 29, 2016
    Posted on: 3/29/2016 9:19:15 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • HARPS search: A dozen planets around the M dwarfs GJ 3138, GJ 3323, GJ 273, GJ 628, and GJ 3293
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 17, 2017
    Posted on: 3/17/2017 3:11:32 PM PDT

  • Mass, Density, and Formation Constraints in the Compact, Sub-Earth Kepler-444 System including Two Mars-Mass Planets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 13, 2017
    Posted on: 3/13/2017 2:13:21 PM PDT

  • Breaking the Chains: Hot Super-Earth systems from migration and disruption of compact resonant chains
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 13, 2017
    Posted on: 3/13/2017 2:12:30 PM PDT

  • Probing the atmosphere of a sub-Jovian planet orbiting a cool dwarf
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 9, 2017
    Posted on: 3/9/2017 3:16:03 PM PDT

  • Observing Exoplanets with High Dispersion Coronagraphy. I. The scientific potential of current and next-generation large ground and space telescopes
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 5, 2017
    Posted on: 3/5/2017 5:24:35 PM PDT

  • Observing Exoplanets with High-Dispersion Coronagraphy. II. Demonstration of an Active Single-Mode Fiber Injection Unit
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 5, 2017
    Posted on: 3/5/2017 5:23:52 PM PDT

  • Search for exoplanets around pulsating stars of A--F type in Kepler Short Cadence data and the case of KIC 8197761
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 24, 2017
    Posted on: 2/24/2017 4:07:01 PM PDT

  • Reconnaissance of the TRAPPIST-1 exoplanet system in the Lyman-α line
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 23, 2017
    Posted on: 2/24/2017 2:39:43 AM PDT

  • Effects of Latent Heating on Atmospheres of Brown Dwarfs and Directly Imaged Planets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 17, 2017
    Posted on: 1/17/2017 4:54:11 PM PDT

  • Terrestrial Planets Formation under Migration: the Systems near 4:2:1 Mean Motion Resonance
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 12, 2017
    Posted on: 1/12/2017 4:21:40 PM PDT

  • What is the Mass of a Gap-Opening Planet?
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 16, 2016
    Posted on: 12/16/2016 4:58:48 PM PDT

  • Classification of exoplanets according to density
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 12, 2016
    Posted on: 12/13/2016 1:27:30 AM PDT

  • Kepler Follow-Up Observation Program: A Catalog of Companions to Kepler Stars from High-Resolution Imaging
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 8, 2016
    Posted on: 12/8/2016 6:08:41 PM PDT

  • Magnetic fields on young, moderately rotating Sun-like stars II. EK Draconis (HD 129333)
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 1, 2016
    Posted on: 12/1/2016 4:31:40 PM PDT

  • A BCool survey of the magnetic fields of planet-hosting solar-type stars
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 1, 2016
    Posted on: 12/1/2016 4:30:46 PM PDT

  • Observing transiting planets with JWST -- Prime targets and their synthetic spectral observations
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 29, 2016
    Posted on: 11/29/2016 6:31:55 PM PDT

  • An Overabundance of Low-density Neptune-like Planets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 29, 2016
    Posted on: 11/29/2016 6:30:28 PM PDT

  • Kepler-11 is a Solar Twin: Revising the Masses and Radii of Benchmark Planets Via Precise Stellar Characterization
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 23, 2016
    Posted on: 11/23/2016 4:33:10 PM PDT

  • Trojan capture by terrestrial planets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 23, 2016
    Posted on: 11/23/2016 4:31:30 PM PDT

  • Odd Harmonics in Exoplanet Photometry: Weather or Artifact?
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 21, 2016
    Posted on: 11/21/2016 4:04:01 PM PDT