Month: August 2020

August 31, 2020 updates

Photometry of exoplanetary transits at Osservatorio Polifunzionale del Chianti https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10686-020-09669-6 Possible New Envelope Types of Hot Jupiters https://link.springer.com/article/10.1134/S1063772920080090 Seeing above the Clouds with High Resolution Spectroscopy https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/staa2424/5899070 Chemical Fingerprints of…

August 27, 2020 updates

Effects of Astrobiology Lectures on Knowledge and Attitudes about Science in Incarcerated Populations https://liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/ast.2019.2209 Humanly traversable wormholes https://arxiv.org/abs/2008.06618 The interstellar communication relay https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/international-journal-of-astrobiology/article/interstellar-communication-relay/5539B6B1C914354FFB3E8F08399B03D8 Prospects for Characterizing the Haziest Sub-Neptune Exoplanets…

August 26, 2020 updates

Observational Constraints on the Formation and Evolution of Neptune-Class Exoplanets https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11214-020-00726-2 SPIRou: nIR velocimetry & spectropolarimetry at the CFHT https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/staa2569/5897365 2D Retrieval Frameworks for Hot Jupiter Phase Curves https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/aba8f9 The…

August 25, 2020 updates

Conceptual Interstellar Map and Status Panel Design https://scholarworks.rit.edu/theses/10559/ The Astrobiology of Alien Worlds: Known and Unknown Forms of Life https://www.mdpi.com/2218-1997/6/9/130/htm Exoplanet Validation with Machine Learning: 50 new validated Kepler planets…

August 21, 2020 updates

Design and analysis of a growable artificial gravity space habitat https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1270963820308294 A disk-driven resonance as the origin of high inclinations of close-in planets https://arxiv.org/abs/2008.08587 Stable Partial Ice Cover Possible for…

August 19, 2020 updates

Evaluating Biosignatures for Life Detection https://liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/ast.2019.2151 TFAW survey. I. Wavelet-based denoising of K2 light curves. Discovery and validation of two new Earth-sized planets in K2 campaign 1 https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/staa2509/5894404 Stability of…

August 17, 2020 updates

Curvature Invariants for the Accelerating Natario Warp Drive https://arxiv.org/abs/2008.03366 Passive shielding of space radiation for human exploration missions – Simulations and Radiation Tests https://iris.polito.it/handle/11583/2711122?mode=full.8023 The Multiplanet System TOI-421 https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/aba124 From…

August 14, 2020 updates

A Featureless Infrared Transmission Spectrum for the Super-Puff Planet Kepler-79d https://arxiv.org/abs/2008.05480 The Nature of the Radius Valley: Hints from Formation and Evolution Models https://arxiv.org/abs/2008.05513 Paving the Way to Future Missions:…

August 13, 2020 updates

The Gaia–Kepler Stellar Properties Catalog. II. Planet Radius Demographics as a Function of Stellar Mass and Age https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/aba18a ARES. II. Characterizing the Hot Jupiters WASP-127 b, WASP-79 b, and WASP-62b…

August 11, 2020 updates

Human Enhancements for Space Missions https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-42036-9 MCNP Design of Radiation Shielding for Pulsed Fusion Propulsion https://search.proquest.com/openview/017c5c64b6e4486f3a1ef8c4bbbf2aa2/ Orbital and Flight Stability Models for Breakthrough Starshot’s AO System https://repository.arizona.edu/handle/10150/642118 A naked gas…

August 10, 2020 updates

Observing The Growth Of Breathable O2 Producer In High And Low Pressure And Light Conditions https://spacegrant.oregonstate.edu/sites/spacegrant.oregonstate.edu/files/roodzack-5bf8q_presentation.pdf Power Beaming Leakage Radiation as a Technosignature Observable https://www.essoar.org/doi/abs/10.1002/essoar.10503872.1 Heat and charge transport in…

August 7, 2020 updates

Pixel Level Decorrelation in Service of the Spitzer Microlens Parallax Survey https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/staa2245/5881942 The effect of galactic chemical evolution on terrestrial exoplanet composition and tectonics https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0019103520303869 A Large Repository of 3D…

August 6, 2020 updates

The Hubble Space Telescope’s Near-UV and Optical Transmission Spectrum of Earth as an Exoplanet https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/aba0b4 Characterization of the Atmosphere of Super-Earth 55 Cancri e Using High-resolution Ground-based Spectroscopy https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/aba1eb Planck…

August 5, 2020 updates

An Astrometric Planetary Companion Candidate to the M9 Dwarf TVLM 513–46546 https://arxiv.org/abs/2008.01595 Primordial Radius Gap and Potentially Broad Core Mass Distributions of Super-Earths and Sub-Neptunes https://arxiv.org/abs/2008.01105 The CARMENES search for…

August 4, 2020 updates

Inverse design of lightweight broadband reflector for relativistic lightsail propulsion https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsphotonics.0c00768 Low-albedo Surfaces of Lava Worlds https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/ab9cba Detection of Fe i Emission in the Dayside Spectrum of WASP-33b https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2041-8213/aba4b6 LRG-BEASTS:…

August 3, 2020 updates

SETI and Democracy https://arxiv.org/abs/2007.13515 Planetary System from the Outer Edge of the Inner Void — Classes and Populations of Variety https://arxiv.org/abs/2007.15979 LOUPE: Observing Earth from the Moon to prepare for…