Extrasolar Planets News


Mission Press Releases

  • New year’s mission to start new phase of exoplanet research
    University of Birmingham - Thursday, January 6, 2022
    Posted on: 1/6/2022 3:12:20 PM PDT

  • Radio signals from distant stars suggest hidden planets
    University of Queensland - Tuesday, December 7, 2021
    Posted on: 12/7/2021 6:29:18 PM PDT

  • Fellowship supports physicist’s study of planets outside solar system
    University of Texas at Arlington - Monday, November 29, 2021
    Posted on: 12/6/2021 7:46:42 PM PDT

  • ESS discovers a planet the size of Mars but with the makeup of Mercury
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Thursday, December 2, 2021
    Posted on: 12/3/2021 1:03:31 AM PDT

  • Discovered: a nearby sub-Earth exoplanet as dense as pure iron
    American Association for the Advancement of Science - Thursday, December 2, 2021
    Posted on: 12/3/2021 1:01:45 AM PDT

  • SwRI scientists curate special exoplanet issue of Elements Magazine
    Southwest Research Institute - Monday, October 18, 2021
    Posted on: 10/18/2021 3:00:40 PM PDT

  • Studying composition of exoplanet interiors as linked to composition of host stars informs planetary evolution
    American Association for the Advancement of Science - Thursday, October 14, 2021
    Posted on: 10/15/2021 12:09:57 AM PDT

  • Farinella Prize Awarded to Diana Valencia and Lena Noack
    European Planetary Science Congress - Monday, September 20, 2021
    Posted on: 9/20/2021 2:43:23 PM PDT

  • Winners announced for the machine vs stellar and instrument noise data challenge
    Ariel Mission - Wednesday, September 15, 2021
    Posted on: 9/15/2021 1:46:09 PM PDT

  • Join Exoplanet Exploration: Citizens Help NASA Observe Other Worlds with Exoplanet Watch!
    American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO) - Thursday, July 1, 2021
    Posted on: 7/1/2021 7:38:24 PM PDT

  • HKU's Laboratory for Space Research member co-discovers first planet found around white dwarf star
    University of Hong Kong - Thursday, September 17, 2020
    Posted on: 9/17/2020 3:02:25 PM PDT

  • Fifty new planets confirmed in machine learning first
    University of Warwick - Tuesday, August 25, 2020
    Posted on: 8/25/2020 3:23:37 PM PDT

  • Western Space team theorizes rare exomoon discovery
    Western University - Wednesday, June 24, 2020
    Posted on: 6/24/2020 1:57:46 PM PDT

  • Four Newborn Planets Get Cooked by Their Sun
    Leibniz-Institut fuer Astrophysik Potsdam - Thursday, June 11, 2020
    Posted on: 6/11/2020 9:14:32 PM PDT

  • People from 112 Countries Select Names for Exoplanet Systems
    International Astronomical Union - Tuesday, December 17, 2019
    Posted on: 12/17/2019 6:28:46 PM PDT

  • Exoplanet interiors have Earth-like geochemistry
    American Association for the Advancement of Science - Thursday, October 17, 2019
    Posted on: 10/17/2019 7:30:19 PM PDT

  • Nobel Prize Resources from the American Institute of Physics
    American Institute of Physics - Tuesday, October 8, 2019
    Posted on: 10/8/2019 3:30:10 PM PDT

  • Nobel Prize in Physics 2019 Goes to Peebles, Mayor And Queloz
    Nobel Prize - Tuesday, October 8, 2019
    Posted on: 10/8/2019 3:22:52 PM PDT

  • 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded to Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz
    University of Geneva - Tuesday, October 8, 2019
    Posted on: 10/8/2019 3:21:31 PM PDT

  • Nobel Prize Winners Started 'Remarkable Era of Discovery' of Exoplanets
    Cornell University - Tuesday, October 8, 2019
    Posted on: 10/8/2019 3:20:09 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Ariel mission planning. Scheduling the survey of a thousand exoplanets
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 20, 2022
    Posted on: 1/20/2022 3:49:38 PM PDT

  • A Framework for Characterizing Transmission Spectra of Exoplanets with Circumplanetary Rings
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 14, 2022
    Posted on: 1/14/2022 3:28:25 PM PDT

  • A 38 Million Year Old Neptune-Sized Planet in the Kepler Field
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 4, 2022
    Posted on: 1/4/2022 2:57:44 PM PDT

  • Final Report for SAG 22: A Target Star Archive for Exoplanet Science
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 13, 2021
    Posted on: 12/13/2021 8:12:15 PM PDT

  • A wide-orbit giant planet in the high-mass b Centauri binary system
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 13, 2021
    Posted on: 12/13/2021 8:09:10 PM PDT

  • A Wide Planetary Mass Companion Discovered Through the Citizen Science Project Backyard Worlds: Planet 9
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 13, 2021
    Posted on: 12/13/2021 8:08:28 PM PDT

  • Planet-planet scattering in presence of a companion star
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 13, 2021
    Posted on: 12/13/2021 8:07:23 PM PDT

  • GJ 367b: A dense ultra-short period sub-Earth planet transiting a nearby red dwarf star
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 3, 2021
    Posted on: 12/3/2021 5:28:42 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-21 Amendment 49: Final Text and Due Date for D.10 TESS General Investigator Program Cycle 5
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - November 23, 2021
    Posted on: 11/23/2021 7:55:38 PM PDT

  • No Transits of Proxima Centauri Planets inHigh-Cadence TESS Data
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 22, 2021
    Posted on: 10/22/2021 9:03:12 PM PDT

  • Starshade Exoplanet Data Challenge
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 23, 2021
    Posted on: 3/23/2021 1:42:55 PM PDT

  • NASA SMD ROSES-21 Amendment 7: NOI due date delay and POC change for Exoplanets Research
    NASA Quest - March 18, 2021
    Posted on: 3/18/2021 2:12:35 PM PDT

  • Detectability of Rocky-Vapour Atmospheres on Super-Earths with Ariel
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 9, 2021
    Posted on: 3/9/2021 2:23:23 PM PDT

  • Exoplanet Detection using Machine Learning
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 2, 2020
    Posted on: 12/2/2020 8:36:59 PM PDT

  • Planet Hunters TESS II: Findings from the first two years of TESS
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 2, 2020
    Posted on: 12/2/2020 8:35:40 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-20 Amendment 63: D.6 TESS Guest Investigator Cycle 4 Revised Text and Phase-1 Due Date Delay
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - October 23, 2020
    Posted on: 10/23/2020 4:53:57 PM PDT

  • Exoplanets and the Sun
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 21, 2020
    Posted on: 10/21/2020 2:17:42 PM PDT

  • The CHEOPS mission
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 25, 2020
    Posted on: 9/25/2020 10:06:04 PM PDT

  • Exoplanets in our Backyard: A report from an interdisciplinary community workshop and a call to combined action
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 21, 2020
    Posted on: 7/21/2020 5:02:05 PM PDT

  • Exocomets from a Solar System Perspective
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 21, 2020
    Posted on: 7/21/2020 1:31:47 PM PDT