Extrasolar Planets News


Mission Press Releases

  • Global Challenge Launched to Build Exoplanet Data Solutions
    University College London - Wednesday, April 17, 2019
    Posted on: 4/17/2019 4:10:22 PM PDT

  • New NASA Mission Could Find More Than 1,000 Planets
    Ohio State University - Tuesday, February 26, 2019
    Posted on: 2/26/2019 5:00:49 PM PDT

  • Discovery of Planets Around Cool Stars Enabled with Hobby-Eberly Telescope
    University of Texas-Austin - Thursday, February 21, 2019
    Posted on: 2/21/2019 7:29:38 PM PDT

  • Tour Alien Worlds with New Multimedia Treats
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Tuesday, February 5, 2019
    Posted on: 2/5/2019 10:58:17 PM PDT

  • Sharpest-Ever Views of Planet-Forming Discs
    University of Exeter - Wednesday, January 16, 2019
    Posted on: 1/16/2019 11:25:54 PM PDT


  • National Institutes of Natural Sciences - Monday, December 17, 2018
    Posted on: 12/17/2018 5:59:18 PM PDT

  • An exoplanet loses its atmosphere in the form of a tail
    Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias - Sunday, December 9, 2018
    Posted on: 12/9/2018 10:50:25 PM PDT

  • 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

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Discovery of a Third Transiting Planet in the Kepler-47 Circumbinary System
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 16, 2019
    Posted on: 4/17/2019 2:22:59 AM PDT

  • Two cold belts in the debris disk around the G-type star NZ Lup
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 8, 2019
    Posted on: 4/8/2019 1:59:33 PM PDT

  • Identifying Exoplanets with Deep Learning III: Automated Triage and Vetting of TESS Candidates
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 8, 2019
    Posted on: 4/8/2019 1:58:36 PM PDT

  • Exploring A Photospheric Radius Correction to Model Secondary Eclipse Spectra for Transiting Exoplanets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 1, 2019
    Posted on: 4/2/2019 1:04:45 AM PDT

  • Engaging Citizen Scientists to Keep Transit Times Fresh and Ensure the Efficient Use of Transiting Exoplanet Characterization Missions
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 20, 2019
    Posted on: 3/20/2019 3:51:18 PM PDT

  • Constraining Stellar Photospheres as an Essential Step for Transmission Spectroscopy of Small Exoplanets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 19, 2019
    Posted on: 3/19/2019 2:12:16 PM PDT

  • Long-Period Giant Companions to Three Compact, Multiplanet Systems
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 19, 2019
    Posted on: 3/19/2019 2:09:35 PM PDT

  • On the Dynamics of Comets in Extrasolar Planetary Systems
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 19, 2019
    Posted on: 3/19/2019 2:08:44 PM PDT

  • On the Use of Planetary Science Data for Studying Extrasolar Planets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 19, 2019
    Posted on: 3/19/2019 2:07:51 PM PDT

  • The newborn planet population emerging from ring-like structures in discs
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 13, 2019
    Posted on: 3/14/2019 2:15:18 AM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-18 Amendment 68: Second Exoplanets Research Opportunity in 2018 Released
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - February 26, 2019
    Posted on: 2/26/2019 4:58:10 PM PDT

  • Aggregate Hazes in Exoplanet Atmospheres
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 21, 2019
    Posted on: 2/21/2019 6:30:17 PM PDT

  • Masses and radii for the three super-Earths orbiting GJ 9827, and implications for the composition of small exoplanets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 16, 2019
    Posted on: 1/16/2019 10:22:05 PM PDT

  • Exoplanet Clouds
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 11, 2018
    Posted on: 12/11/2018 4:14:18 PM PDT

  • Cloud Atlas: Hubble Space Telescope Near-Infrared Spectral Library of Brown Dwarfs, Planetary-mass companions, and hot Jupiters
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 11, 2018
    Posted on: 12/11/2018 4:13:04 PM PDT

  • Solar System Formation in the Context of Extra-Solar Planets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 5, 2018
    Posted on: 12/5/2018 4:56:55 PM PDT

  • Connecting Giant Planet Atmosphere and Interior Modeling: Constraints on Atmospheric Metal Enrichment
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 29, 2018
    Posted on: 11/30/2018 2:25:54 AM PDT

  • The Primordial Solar wind as a Sculptor of Terrestrial Planet Formation
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 28, 2018
    Posted on: 11/29/2018 3:36:43 AM PDT

  • Turbulent Vertical Mixing in Hot Exoplanet Atmospheres
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 28, 2018
    Posted on: 11/29/2018 3:35:42 AM PDT

  • Search for Exoplanetary Transits in the Galactic Bulge
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 26, 2018
    Posted on: 11/26/2018 3:40:46 PM PDT