Extrasolar Planets News


Mission Press Releases

  • 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

  • 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

  • Mission Status Releases

  • 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

  • Photoevaporative Flows From Exoplanet Atmospheres: A 3-D Radiative Hydrodynamic Parameter Study
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 26, 2018
    Posted on: 11/26/2018 3:38:14 PM PDT

  • Exocomets in the 47 UMa System: Theoretical Simulations including Water Transport
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 26, 2018
    Posted on: 11/26/2018 2:51:35 PM PDT

  • Science Pipelines for the Square Kilometre Array
    - November 21, 2018
    Posted on: 11/21/2018 8:33:41 PM PDT

  • Stability of planets in triple star systems
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 21, 2018
    Posted on: 11/21/2018 8:32:48 PM PDT

  • Exoplanet Spectroscopy and Photometry with the Twinkle Space Telescope
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 21, 2018
    Posted on: 11/21/2018 8:31:46 PM PDT

  • A Search for Variability in Exoplanet Analogues and Low-Gravity Brown Dwarfs
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 21, 2018
    Posted on: 11/21/2018 8:30:52 PM PDT

  • Machine-learning Approaches to Exoplanet Transit Detection and Candidate Validation in Wide-field Ground-based Surveys
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 21, 2018
    Posted on: 11/21/2018 8:29:41 PM PDT

  • Predicted Yield of Transits of Known Radial Velocity Exoplanets from the TESS Primary and Extended Missions
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 19, 2018
    Posted on: 11/20/2018 1:32:09 AM PDT

  • Retrieving Temperatures and Abundances of Exoplanet Atmospheres with High-Resolution Cross-Correlation Spectroscopy
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 6, 2018
    Posted on: 11/6/2018 5:34:55 PM PDT

  • Two new free-floating planet candidates from microlensing
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 5, 2018
    Posted on: 11/5/2018 2:07:03 PM PDT

  • Climate modelling of hypothetical moon-moons in the Kepler-1625b system
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 30, 2018
    Posted on: 10/31/2018 1:23:06 AM PDT

  • Wave-Mean Flow Interactions in the Atmospheric Circulation of Tidally Locked Planets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 29, 2018
    Posted on: 10/29/2018 5:17:43 PM PDT

  • Tidal heating in multilayer planets: Application to the TRAPPIST-1 system
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 29, 2018
    Posted on: 10/29/2018 5:16:51 PM PDT