Month: August 2023

August 31, 2023 updates

A super-massive Neptune-sized planet https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-023-06499-2 Planet formation throughout the Milky Way: Planet populations in the context of Galactic chemical evolution https://arxiv.org/abs/2308.15504 Data-Driven Approaches to Searches for the Technosignatures of Advanced…

August 30, 2023 updates

TESS discovery of a super-Earth orbiting the M-dwarf star TOI-1680 https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/09/aa47040-23/aa47040-23.html TOI-4600 b and c: Two Long-period Giant Planets Orbiting an Early K Dwarf https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2041-8213/aceb69 A hybrid multi-start metaheuristic scheduler…

August 29, 2023 updates

Needles in the Milky Way Haystack: Searching for Dim Stars, Distant Planets, and Extraterrestrial Technology https://etda.libraries.psu.edu/catalog/21983mzh616 Cold Jupiters and improved masses in 38 Kepler and K2 small planet systems from…

August 28, 2023 Updates

DREAM III. A helium survey in exoplanets on the edge of the hot Neptune desert with GIANO-B at TNG https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/08/aa46419-23/aa46419-23.html Interior–atmosphere modelling to assess the observability of rocky planets with…

August 25, 2023 updates

DREAM – III. A helium survey in exoplanets on the edge of the hot Neptune desert with GIANO-B at TNG https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/08/aa46419-23/aa46419-23.html Bayesian Analysis for Remote Biosignature Identification on exoEarths (BARBIE).…

August 24, 2023 updates

Diffractive Light and Solar Sails https://scholarworks.rit.edu/theses/11547/ Study of antiprotons as drivers in inertial confinement fusion by fast ignition method https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1402-4896/acf011 TOI-332 b: a super dense Neptune found deep within the…

August 23, 2023 updates

Uncertainty in phosphine photochemistry in the Venus atmosphere prevents a firm biosignature attribution https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/08/aa42548-21/aa42548-21.html A Unified Treatment of Kepler Occurrence to Trace Planet Evolution. I. Methodology https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/acebc8 Deuterium Escape on…

August 22, 2023 updates

Fully fluorinated non-carbon compounds NF3 and SF6 as ideal technosignature gases https://link.springer.com/article/10.1038/s41598-023-39972-z Planetary evolution with atmospheric photoevaporation – II. Fitting the slope of the radius valley by combining boil-off and…

August 21, 2023 Updates

Study of atmospheric ion escape from exoplanet TOI-700 d: Venus analogs https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2023JA031405 Evidence for Misalignment between Debris Disks and Their Host Stars https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/accf9d Understanding the Capability of Future Direct-imaging Observations…

August 18, 2023 updates

OGLE-2019-BLG-0825: Constraints on the Source System and Effect on Binary-lens Parameters Arising from a Five-day Xallarap Effect in a Candidate Planetary Microlensing Event https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/ace908 ExoGemS Detection of a Metal Hydride…

August 17, 2023 updates

Stoichiometric model of a fully closed bioregenerative life support system for autonomous long-duration space missions https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fspas.2023.1198689/full An imaged 15 MJup companion within a hierarchical quadruple system https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/08/aa47044-23/aa47044-23.html The GAPS programme at…

August 16, 2023 updates

Secular Orbital Dynamics of Exoplanet Satellite Candidates https://link.springer.com/article/10.1134/S0038094623030061 Free-floating Planet Mass Function from MOA-II 9 yr Survey toward the Galactic Bulge https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/ace688 Terrestrial- and Neptune-mass Free-Floating Planet Candidates from the…

August 15, 2023 updates

Searching for New Worlds in an Era of Massive Data Sets: Planetary Transits, Gravitational Microlensing, and Neural Networks https://www.proquest.com/openview/fcb15808a5af2ba2c15dcd5575b9fad6/1 KMT-2022-BLG-0475Lb and KMT-2022-BLG-1480Lb: Microlensing ice giants detected via the non-caustic-crossing channel…

August 14, 2023 Updates

Synergies between interstellar dust and heliospheric science with an Interstellar Probe https://academic.oup.com/rasti/advance-article/doi/10.1093/rasti/rzad034/7241816 The Galactic Interstellar Object Population: A Framework for Prediction and Inference https://arxiv.org/abs/2308.05801 Potential Atmospheric Compositions of TRAPPIST-1 c…

August 11, 2023 updates

The GAPS programme at TNG – XLIV. Projected rotational velocities of 273 exoplanet-host stars observed with HARPS-N https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/08/aa45564-22/aa45564-22.html The Impact of Tidal Migration of Hot Jupiters on the Rotation of…

August 10, 2023 updates

Contact with Extraterrestrial Intelligence and Human Law https://brill.com/display/title/68174 A cool runaway greenhouse without surface magma ocean https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-023-06258-3 PCAT-DE: Reconstructing Pointlike and Diffuse Signals in Astronomical Images Using Spatial and Spectral…

August 08, 2023 updates

Assessing the likeliness of a planetary system having an exoplanet able to disrupt the orbit of exo-plutoids https://d197for5662m48.cloudfront.net/documents/publicationstatus/145178/preprint_pdf/0e7a0b7e946e2e478bed748ce7cb2367.pdf Aetheras – Deepening our knowledge of planetary system formation and evolution by…

August 07, 2023 Updates

Formation and Transformation of Clathrate Hydrates under Interstellar Conditions https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.accounts.3c00317 Are We an Unaware Participant in Some Galactic Hypercivilization? https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-031-34398-8_11 Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind: Exploring the Alien Hypothesis…

August 04, 2023 updates

An M dwarf accompanied by a close-in giant orbiter with SPECULOOS https://academic.oup.com/mnrasl/article/525/1/L98/7235807 Age Distribution of Exoplanet Host Stars: Chemical and Kinematic Age Proxies from GAIA DR3 https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/ace782 Impacts of high-contrast…

August 03, 2023 updates

Interstellar Anthropology and Cultural Infrastructures for a Spacefaring Species https://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/d9uhv/ The Quest for Warp Drive and Faster-Than-Light (FTL) (Alcubierre Alternate View) https://www.researchgate.net/publication/372604286_The_Quest_for_Warp_Drive_and_Faster-Than-Light_FTL_Alcubierre_Alternate_View On the importance and challenges of modelling extraterrestrial…

August 02, 2023 updates

Grid-based Atmospheric Retrievals for Reflected-light Spectra of Exoplanets Using PSGnest https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/ace43b Identifying Potentially Habitable Exoplanets: A Study using the Transit Method and Kepler dataset https://ace.ewapublishing.org/article.html?pk=41a50a2ace364be5bd27a1a716b7ce54 Mapping out the parameter space…

August 01, 2023 updates

Questioning relativity? https://www.researchgate.net/publication/372588507_Questioning_relativity Suspended Animation For Deep Space Flight https://www.researchgate.net/publication/372649407_SUSPENDED_ANIMATION_FOR_DEEP_SPACE_FLIGHT Core-envelope Decoupling Drives Radial Shear Dynamos in Cool Stars https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2041-8213/acd780 Organic Catalytic Activity as a Method for Agnostic Life Detection…