Extrasolar Planets News


Mission Press Releases

  • Northrop Grumman-Built TESS Discovers More than Twenty New Planets after One Year of Exploration
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Thursday, July 25, 2019
    Posted on: 7/25/2019 2:30:46 PM PDT

  • Let Experts Guide You on Futuristic Vacation to Alien Moons
    University of Arizona - Tuesday, July 23, 2019
    Posted on: 7/23/2019 6:57:04 PM PDT

  • SwRI scientist develops novel algorithm to aid search for exoplanets
    Southwest Research Institute - Tuesday, June 25, 2019
    Posted on: 6/25/2019 2:05:56 PM PDT

  • IAU100 NameExoWorlds Gives Every Country In The World The Opportunity To Name an Exoplanet and its Host Star
    International Astronomical Union - Thursday, June 6, 2019
    Posted on: 6/6/2019 3:23:31 PM PDT

  • 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

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Eating Planets for Lunch and Dinner: Signatures of Planet Consumption by Evolving Stars
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 13, 2019
    Posted on: 9/13/2019 10:59:30 PM PDT

  • The ExoTETHyS package: Tools for Exoplanetary Transits around Host Stars
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 27, 2019
    Posted on: 8/27/2019 5:25:15 PM PDT

  • WAET: low-cost ground based telescopes for accelerated exoplanet direct imaging
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 14, 2019
    Posted on: 7/14/2019 9:36:08 PM PDT

  • Discovering Exoplanets with Gravitational Waves
    Albert Einstein Institute - July 9, 2019
    Posted on: 7/9/2019 7:35:42 PM PDT

  • On the patterns observed in Kepler multi-planet systems
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 4, 2019
    Posted on: 7/5/2019 12:48:12 AM PDT

  • A Gap in the Mass Distribution for Warm Neptune and Terrestrial Planets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 1, 2019
    Posted on: 7/1/2019 4:18:39 PM PDT

  • Three Red Suns in the Sky: A Transiting, Terrestrial Planet in a Triple M Dwarf System at 6.9 Parsecs
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 26, 2019
    Posted on: 6/26/2019 3:08:18 PM PDT

  • Empirical Predictions for the Period Distribution of Planets to be Discovered by the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 18, 2019
    Posted on: 6/18/2019 5:24:37 PM PDT

  • Instabilities in Multi-Planet Circumbinary Systems
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 30, 2019
    Posted on: 5/31/2019 12:59:13 AM PDT

  • The Revised TESS Input Catalog and Candidate Target List
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 27, 2019
    Posted on: 5/28/2019 12:42:40 AM PDT

  • Loose Ends for the Exomoon Candidate Host Kepler-1625b
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 29, 2019
    Posted on: 4/29/2019 2:42:31 PM PDT

  • First radial velocity results from the MINiature Exoplanet Radial Velocity Array (MINERVA)
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 25, 2019
    Posted on: 4/25/2019 2:38:09 PM PDT

  • 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