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

  • A Jupiter-mass planet around the K0 giant HD 208897
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 8, 2017
    Posted on: 8/8/2017 2:22:50 PM PDT

  • An ultrahot gas-giant exoplanet with a stratosphere
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 4, 2017
    Posted on: 8/4/2017 10:21:39 PM PDT

  • Timing by Stellar Pulsations as an Exoplanet Discovery Method
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 4, 2017
    Posted on: 8/4/2017 10:20:54 PM PDT

  • Hydrodynamics of embedded planets' first atmospheres - III. The role of radiation transport for super-Earth planets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 3, 2017
    Posted on: 8/3/2017 2:01:53 PM PDT

  • Near-UV transit photometry of HAT-P-32 b with the LBT: Silicate aerosols in the planetary atmosphere
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 3, 2017
    Posted on: 8/3/2017 2:00:58 PM PDT

  • Reduced gas accretion on super-Earths and ice giants
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 3, 2017
    Posted on: 8/3/2017 1:57:07 PM PDT

  • The masses of retired A stars with asteroseismology: Kepler and K2 observations of exoplanet hosts
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 3, 2017
    Posted on: 8/3/2017 1:56:08 PM PDT

  • Disintegrating Rocky Exoplanets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 3, 2017
    Posted on: 8/3/2017 1:55:23 PM PDT

  • WASP-12b: A Mass-Losing Extremely Hot Jupiter
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 3, 2017
    Posted on: 8/3/2017 1:54:39 PM PDT

  • Trends in Atmospheric Properties of Neptune-Size Exoplanets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 2, 2017
    Posted on: 8/2/2017 4:18:07 PM PDT

  • Models of Warm Jupiter Atmospheres: Observable Signatures of Obliquity
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 21, 2017
    Posted on: 7/21/2017 3:50:15 PM PDT

  • A Secular Resonant Origin for the Loneliness of Hot Jupiters
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 21, 2017
    Posted on: 7/21/2017 3:48:55 PM PDT

  • The Densities of Planets in Multiple Stellar Systems
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 11, 2017
    Posted on: 7/11/2017 3:08:49 PM PDT

  • The effect of close-in giant planets' evolution on tidal-induced migration of exomoons
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 11, 2017
    Posted on: 7/11/2017 3:08:02 PM PDT

  • Direct Exoplanet Investigation using Interstellar Space Probes
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 6, 2017
    Posted on: 7/6/2017 8:38:04 PM PDT

  • Transit Timing and Duration Variations for the Discovery and Characterization of Exoplanets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 5, 2017
    Posted on: 7/5/2017 10:48:19 PM PDT

  • Polarized scattered light from self-luminous exoplanets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 3, 2017
    Posted on: 7/3/2017 4:28:26 PM PDT

  • Escape and fractionation of volatiles and noble gases from Mars-sized planetary embryos and growing protoplanets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 22, 2017
    Posted on: 6/22/2017 2:06:17 PM PDT

  • A Simple Depth of Search Metric for Exoplanet Imaging Surveys
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 22, 2017
    Posted on: 6/22/2017 2:05:12 PM PDT

  • Convergent Migration Renders TRAPPIST-1 Long-lived
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 20, 2017
    Posted on: 6/20/2017 2:26:48 PM PDT