Month: December 2022

December 27, 2022 updates

Silicon Nitride Metagratings for Self-Stabilizing Lightsails https://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR23/Session/K40.5 Human Health during Space Travel: State-of-the-Art Review https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4409/12/1/40 Research on the Gradient-Field Superconducting Magnet for Magnetoplasmadynamic Thruster Performance Improvement https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/9996371 Creating the Radius…

December 26, 2022 Updates

Using debris disk observations to infer substellar companions orbiting within or outside a parent planetesimal belt https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/01/aa43240-22/aa43240-22.html HARPS radial velocity search for planets in the Scorpius-Centaurus association https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/01/aa41235-21/aa41235-21.html Multiverse Predictions…

December 23, 2022 updates

HARPS radial velocity search for planets in the Scorpius-Centaurus association – A combination with the HARPS and SOPHIE young nearby stars (YNS) surveys https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/01/aa41235-21/aa41235-21.html KOBEsim: A Bayesian observing strategy algorithm…

December 22, 2022 updates

Assembly Begins on NASA’s Next Tool to Study Exoplanets https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/assembly-begins-on-nasa-s-next-tool-to-study-exoplanets Blueprint for Forever: Securing Human Far Futures with Ectogenesis https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0016328722001859 The phase-space architecture in extrasolar systems with two planets in…

December 21, 2022 updates

The GAPS Programme at TNG – XLI. The climate of KELT-9b revealed with a new approach to high-spectral-resolution phase curves https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2022/12/aa44593-22/aa44593-22.html Hazy with a Chance of Star Spots: Constraining the…

December 20, 2022 updates

Precise dynamical masses of new directly imaged companions from combining relative astrometry, radial velocities, and HIPPARCOS-Gaia eDR3 accelerations https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2022/12/aa44633-22/aa44633-22.html Breakdown of planetary systems in embedded clusters https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article/doi/10.1093/mnras/stac3705/6939834 Tidal Distortions as…

December 19, 2022 Updates

Limitations on High-Speed Relativistic Interstellar Travel due to Interstellar Asteroidal and Cometary Material https://journals.gmu.edu/index.php/jssr/article/view/3482 Impact of Mg II interstellar medium absorption on near-ultraviolet exoplanet transit measurements https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/stac3690/6918844?redirectedFrom=fulltext Spinning up a…

December 16, 2022 updates

Nuclear fusion breakthrough: What does it mean for space exploration? https://www.space.com/nuclear-fusion-breakthrough-spacetravel The Mass and Orbital-Period Distributions of Exoplanets Accounting for the Observational Selection of the Method for Measuring Radial Velocities.…

December 15, 2022 updates

Alien technology, conjunction and ergodicity https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/international-journal-of-astrobiology/article/alien-technology-conjunction-and-ergodicity/E9500F60A57E44945E4A26B857B6A468 Analysis of Eclipsing Binary Stars and Identification of Exoplanets Using Transit Timing Variation Using data from TESS https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1742-6596/2381/1/012106 The Direct Mid-Infrared Detectability of Habitable-zone…

December 14, 2022 updates

Measured spin–orbit alignment of ultra-short-period super-Earth 55 Cancri e https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-022-01837-2 Antimatter and Its Application-Collecting Antimatter and Storage It as Energy Source https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1742-6596/2386/1/012074 The Institutions of Extraterrestrial Liberty https://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-institutions-of-extraterrestrial-liberty-9780192897985 Terminator Habitability:…

December 13, 2022 updates

Revisiting the Blue Marble: ICON simulating the coupled climate system at 1 km https://mpimet.mpg.de/en/communication/news/single-news/page?tx_news_pi1%5Bnews%5D=1648&cHash=f051b796251535976ab2ea96d7fb3be9 TESS search for substellar companions through pulsation timing of δ Scuti stars – I. Discovery of…

December 12, 2022 updates

Analysis of Proposed Active Radiation Shielding Design Concept for Spacecraft https://repository.lib.fit.edu/handle/11141/3598 Conditions for Convergent Migration of N-Planet Systems https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10569-022-10113-4 CHEOPS finds KELT-1b darker than expected in visible light – Discrepancy…

December 09, 2022 Updates

The ‘Oumuamua Controversy: Bayesian Priors and the Evolution of Technological Intelligence https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/ast.2021.0185 ‘Oumuamua Is Not a Probe Sent to Our Solar System by an Alien Civilization https://www.liebertpub.com/action/doSearch?AllField=interstellar&startPage=0&sortBy=Earliest Directed Panspermia Using…

December 08, 2022 updates

Extraterrestrial Signal Search is Underway Using the Southern Hemisphere’s Biggest Radio Telescope https://breakthroughinitiatives.org/news/38 Special Collection: Interstellar Objects in Our Solar System https://liebertpub.com/toc/ast/22/12 TOI 560: Two Transiting Planets Orbiting a K…

December 07, 2022 updates

On the masses, age, & architecture of the VHS J1256−1257AB b system https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/stac3557/6880168 Planet Engulfment Signatures in Twin Stars https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/stac3435/6880177 Mass Production of 2021 KMTNet Microlensing Planets. III. Analysis of…

December 06, 2022 updates

DTN-based Multi-link Bundle Protocol Architecture for Deep Space Communications https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/9952925 Combined Heat Shield and Solar Thermal Propulsion System for an Oberth Maneuver https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/abs/10.2514/1.B38595 On the first probe to transit between…

December 5, 2022 Updates

A CHEOPS-enhanced view of the HD 3167 system https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2022/12/aa43778-22/aa43778-22.html Atmospheric characterization of the ultra-hot Jupiter WASP-33b https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2022/12/aa44277-22/aa44277-22.html JWST spots chemical reactions in exoplanet atmosphere https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0262407922021698 Religion in space – A…

December 02, 2022 updates

Atmospheric characterization of the ultra-hot Jupiter WASP-33b – Detection of Ti and V emission lines and retrieval of a broadened line https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2022/12/aa44277-22/aa44277-22.html Large Interferometer For Exoplanets (LIFE) – VI. Detecting…

December 01, 2022 updates

Dynamics and Evolution of Venus’ Mantle Through Time https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11214-022-00937-9 Traversable wormhole dynamics on a quantum processor https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-022-05424-3 The Fermi Paradox revisited: Technosignatures and the Contact Era https://arxiv.org/abs/2211.16505 Dynamics and Origins…