Extrasolar Planets News


Mission Press Releases

  • 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

  • Scientists detect comets outside our solar system
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Friday, October 27, 2017
    Posted on: 10/27/2017 3:35:27 PM PDT

  • Astronomers Discover Sunscreen Snow Falling on Hot Exoplanet
    Pennsylvania State University - Friday, October 27, 2017
    Posted on: 10/27/2017 2:45:58 PM PDT

  • 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

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Multi-Wavelength High-Resolution Spectroscopy for Exoplanet Detection: Motivation, Instrumentation and First Results
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 7, 2018
    Posted on: 8/8/2018 1:04:42 AM PDT

  • Overview of the Spectrometer Optical Fiber feed for the Habitable-zone Planet Finder
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 3, 2018
    Posted on: 8/3/2018 7:24:44 PM PDT

  • 55 Cancri (Copernicus): A Multi-Planet System with a Hot Super-Earth and a Jupiter Analogue
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 2, 2018
    Posted on: 8/2/2018 3:06:56 PM PDT

  • NASA's TESS spacecraft starts science operations
    NASA HQ - July 27, 2018
    Posted on: 7/27/2018 6:54:43 PM PDT

  • Characterization of microdot apodizers for imaging exoplanets with next-generation space telescopes
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 26, 2018
    Posted on: 7/26/2018 5:10:41 PM PDT

  • WEIRD: Wide-orbit Exoplanet search with InfraRed Direct imaging
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 26, 2018
    Posted on: 7/26/2018 5:09:25 PM PDT

  • Giant planet effects on terrestrial planet formation and system architecture
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 9, 2018
    Posted on: 7/9/2018 5:48:22 PM PDT

  • 44 Validated Planets from K2 Campaign 10
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 5, 2018
    Posted on: 7/5/2018 5:59:33 PM PDT

  • A TESS Dress Rehearsal: Planetary Candidates and Variables from K2 Campaign 17
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 25, 2018
    Posted on: 6/25/2018 1:53:28 PM PDT

  • Revisiting the exomoon candidate signal around Kepler-1625b
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 15, 2018
    Posted on: 6/15/2018 1:17:43 PM PDT

  • Mass and Mass Scalings of Super-Earths
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 15, 2018
    Posted on: 6/15/2018 1:16:43 PM PDT

  • Supervised Machine Learning for Analysing Spectra of Exoplanetary Atmospheres
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 11, 2018
    Posted on: 6/12/2018 12:51:23 AM PDT

  • An Earth-sized exoplanet with a Mercury-like composition
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 23, 2018
    Posted on: 5/23/2018 2:26:00 PM PDT

  • Circular polarization signals of cloudy (exo)planets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 23, 2018
    Posted on: 5/23/2018 2:23:57 PM PDT

  • A search for transiting planets in the β Pictoris system
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 16, 2018
    Posted on: 5/16/2018 1:13:38 PM PDT

  • Detecting Exomoons Via Doppler Monitoring of Directly Imaged Exoplanets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 8, 2018
    Posted on: 5/8/2018 3:45:33 PM PDT

  • Can Rocky Exoplanets with Rings Pose as Sub-Neptunes?
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 7, 2018
    Posted on: 5/7/2018 4:49:28 PM PDT

  • Formation of Silicate and Titanium Clouds on Hot Jupiters
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 7, 2018
    Posted on: 5/7/2018 4:48:37 PM PDT

  • Helium in the eroding atmosphere of an exoplanet
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 4, 2018
    Posted on: 5/4/2018 4:48:40 PM PDT

  • An Estimate of the Yield of Single-Transit Planetary Events from the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 4, 2018
    Posted on: 5/4/2018 4:47:17 PM PDT