Month: October 2023

October 31, 2023 updates

Gravitational lensing for interstellar power transmission https://arxiv.org/abs/2310.17578 Shadows and photon spheres in static and rotating traversable wormholes https://arxiv.org/abs/2310.16916 2023 Astrophotonics Roadmap: pathways to realizing multi-functional integrated astrophotonic instruments https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/2515-7647/ace869 Signs…

October 27, 2023 updates

Detection of the infrared aurora at Uranus with Keck-NIRSPEC https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-023-02096-5 Venus’s atmospheric nitrogen explained by ancient plate tectonics https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-023-02102-w NIGHT: a compact, near-infrared, high-resolution spectrograph to survey helium in exoplanet…

October 26, 2023 Updates

Time-resolved transmission spectroscopy of the ultra-hot Jupiter WASP-189 b Https://Www.Aanda.Org/Articles/Aa/Full_Html/2023/10/Aa47262-23/Aa47262-23.Html Jupiter Atmospheric Models and Outer Boundary Conditions for Giant Planet Evolutionary Calculations https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/acf456 Stability and Detectability of Exomoons Orbiting HIP…

October 24, 2023 updates

Planet Earth, Past and Present – Parallels Between Our World and its Celestial Neighbors https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-031-41360-5 Rewiring the Human Brain: How Extra-terrestrials Shape Humanity https://books.google.com/books?id=Y3DdEAAAQBAJ The Origin and Early Evolution of…

October 23, 2023 Updates

The sulfur species in hot rocky exoplanet atmospheres https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/asna.20230075 Using cGANs for Anomaly Detection: Identifying Astronomical Anomalies in JWST Imaging https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2515-5172/acff65 Probing Reflection from Aerosols with the Near-infrared Dayside Spectrum…

October 20, 2023 updates

CROCODILE – Incorporating medium-resolution spectroscopy of close-in directly imaged exoplanets into atmospheric retrievals via cross-correlation https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/10/aa45752-22/aa45752-22.html Three young planets around the K-dwarf K2-198: High-energy environment, evaporation history and expected future…

October 19, 2023 updates

Quantification of Electron/Positron Pairs for Matter/Antimatter Propulsion: Experimental Results & Next Steps https://www.researchgate.net/publication/374581514_Quantification_of_ElectronPositron_Pairs_for_MatterAntimatter_Propulsion_Experimental_Results_Next_Steps Study of viable charged wormhole solutions in f(R,G) theory https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1384107623001380 No Evidence for More Earth-sized Planets in…

October 18, 2023 updates

Black Holes as Cosmic Signposts: The Great Filter Hypothesis https://www.researchgate.net/publication/374666014_Black_Holes_as_Cosmic_Signposts_The_Great_Filter_Hypothesis Jupiter-like planets might be common in a low-density environment https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-023-41665-0 Long Term Human Presence in Space Requires Artificial Gravity and…

October 17, 2023 updates

Detection of atmospheric species and dynamics in the bloated hot Jupiter WASP-172 b with ESPRESSO https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/10/aa47160-23/aa47160-23.html Developing a Drift Rate Distribution for Technosignature Searches of Exoplanets https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/acf83d Beyond Two-dimensional Mass–Radius…

October 16, 2023 Updates

A multi-technique approach to identifying and/or constraining radial-velocity substellar companions https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/10/aa46612-23/aa46612-23.html Long-period radial velocity variations of nine M red giants – The detection of substellar companions around HD 6860 and…

October 13, 2023 updates

KMT-2021-BLG-1547Lb: Giant microlensing planet detected through a signal deformed due to source binarity https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/10/aa47366-23/aa47366-23.html New Work on Biosignatures https://academic.oup.com/mind/advance-article/doi/10.1093/mind/fzad050/7310788 Atmospheric Retrieval of L Dwarfs: Benchmarking Results and Characterizing the Young…

October 12, 2023 updates

Interstellar Sample Analysis: A Failed Project Orion Type Interstellar Probe Sent to Investigate Earth? https://www.journalijisr.com/issue/interstellar-sample-analysis-failed-project-orion-type-interstellar-probe-sent-investigate The Call for a New Definition of Biosignature https://liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/ast.2023.0010 A planetary collision afterglow and transit…

October 11, 2023 updates

Large Interferometer For Exoplanets (LIFE) – XI. Phase-space synthesis decomposition for planet detection and characterization https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/10/aa45927-23/aa45927-23.html Metallicity and Spectral Evolution of WASP 39b: The Limited Role of Hydrodynamic Escape https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2041-8213/acfaec…

October 10, 2023 updates

Could AI find alien life faster than humans, and would it tell us? https://www.space.com/could-ai-find-alien-life-faster-than-humans Characterizing the Near-infrared Spectra of Flares from TRAPPIST-1 During JWST Transit Spectroscopy Observations https://arxiv.org/abs/2310.03792 A review…

October 09, 2023 Updates

GJ 806 (TOI-4481): A bright nearby multi-planetary system with a transiting hot low-density super-Earth https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/10/aa44261-22/aa44261-22.html 3D Global Simulations of Accretion onto Gap-opening Planets: Implications for Circumplanetary Disc Structures and Accretion…

October 06, 2023 updates

The Activity of a Solar-Type Star TOI-1422 and Mass Loss of the Atmosphere of the Planet TOI-1422b https://link.springer.com/article/10.1134/S1063772923070089 Application of the Thermodynamics of Radiation to Dyson Spheres as Work Extractors…

October 05, 2023 updates

Transgenic Plant Technology and its Role in Bioremediation https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/9781119989318.ch19 Linking Topological Superconductors to the Sun and Planets to Generate Electric and Magnetic Fields As Well As Stellar “Fusion” Power https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Rodney-Bartlett-2/publication/374234723_Linking_Topological_Superconductors_to_the_Sun_and_Planets_to_Generate_Electric_and_Magnetic_Fields_As_Well_As_Stellar_Fusion_Power/links/6515628f37d0df2448f4790f/Linking-Topological-Superconductors-to-the-Sun-and-Planets-to-Generate-Electric-and-Magnetic-Fields-As-Well-As-Stellar-Fusion-Power.pdf…

October 04, 2023 updates

Prospects for Cryovolcanic Activity on Cold Ocean Planets https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/ace9b6 Reading Between the Lines: Investigating the Ability of JWST to Identify Discerning Features in exoEarth and exoVenus Transmission Spectra https://arxiv.org/abs/2310.01527 Hot…

October 02, 2023 Updates

Planetary consciousness incites probably transcendent feelings and deepens the polarization of worldviews https://www.qeios.com/read/BU24PQ A Light Sail Astrobiology Precursor Mission to Enceladus and Europa https://www.researchgate.net/publication/374153715_A_Light_Sail_Astrobiology_Precursor_Mission_to_Enceladus_and_Europa The Potential of Detecting Nearby Terrestrial…