Month: February 2024

February 29, 2024 updates

Atmospheric formaldehyde production on early Mars leading to a potential formation of bio-important molecules https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-024-52718-9 CHEOPS observations of KELT-20 b/MASCARA-2 b: An aligned orbit and signs of variability from a…

February 27, 2024 updates

Global Chemical Transport on Hot Jupiters: Insights from the 2D VULCAN Photochemical Model https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/ad1600 Identifying Potential Habitats Beyond Earth: A Multilayered Statistical Analysis of NASA’s Confirmed Exoplanets https://www.researchgate.net/publication/378491097_Identifying_Potential_Habitats_Beyond_Earth_A_Multilayered_Statistical_Analysis_of_NASA%27s_Confirmed_Exoplanets Tropical cyclones…

February 26, 2024 updates

What if LLMs Have Different World Views: Simulating Alien Civilizations with LLM-based Agents https://arxiv.org/abs/2402.13184 Aeronomic Model of Hydrogen–Helium Upper Atmospheres of Hot Giant Exoplanets https://link.springer.com/article/10.1134/S1063772923120144 Large Interferometer For Exoplanets (LIFE).…

February 22, 2024 updates

Analysis of Using the Light Pressure Effect to Drive Spacecraft under Complex Conditions https://www.deanfrancispress.com/index.php/te/article/view/459 Introducing the Exoplanet Escape Factor and the Fishbowl Worlds (Two conceptual tools for the search of…

February 21, 2024 updates

Detectability of Surface Biosignatures for Directly Imaged Rocky Exoplanets https://liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/ast.2023.0099 Constraining planetary formation models using conditional occurrences of various planet types https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article/doi/10.1093/mnras/stae501/7611717 Dynamically coupled kinetic chemistry in brown dwarf atmospheres…

February 20, 2024 updates

The Bona Fide of Non-Human Intelligence (NHI) Exploring Earth: Evolutionary Pressure and the Halting Problem https://www.researchgate.net/publication/378213790_The_Bona_Fide_of_Non-Human_Intelligence_NHI_Exploring_Earth_Evolutionary_Pressure_and_the_Halting_Problem Tidal Dissipation in Giant Planets https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11214-024-01055-4 Cosmic dust fertilization of glacial prebiotic chemistry on…

February 19, 2024 Updates

The bouncing barrier revisited: Impact on key planet formation processes and observational signatures https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2024/02/aa47716-23/aa47716-23.html The tidal deformation and atmosphere of WASP-12b from its phase curve https://arxiv.org/abs/2402.10486 Accretion of primordial H-He…

February 16, 2024 updates

Influence of gut microbiome on metabolic diseases: a new perspective based on microgravity https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40200-024-01394-7 A synthetic microbial Daisyworld: planetary regulation in the test tube https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsif.2023.0585 Planetary Complexity Revealed by the…

February 15, 2024 updates

Introduction: The Future of Religion as Humans Expand into Space https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14746700.2023.2292922 A totally connected superluminal Natario warp drive spacetime with constant velocities https://hal.science/hal-04445192v1 What Can We Reasonably Predict Concerning Alien…

February 13, 2024 updates

Astrobiocentrism: reflections on challenges in the transition to a vision of life and humanity in space https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/international-journal-of-astrobiology/article/astrobiocentrism-reflections-on-challenges-in-the-transition-to-a-vision-of-life-and-humanity-in-space/38546738032189AD82AD1E1CB22CC401 A mission to nature’s telescope for high-resolution imaging of an exoplanet https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10686-024-09919-x A…

February 12, 2024 Updates

The EBLM project — XIII. The absolute dynamical masses of the circumbinary planet host TOI-1338/BEBOP-1 https://arxiv.org/abs/2402.06449 Devolatilization of extrasolar planetesimals by 60Fe and 26Al heating https://arxiv.org/abs/2402.06476 Cool Gaseous Exoplanets: surveying…

February 09, 2024 updates

How the adaptation of the human microbiome to harsh space environment can determine the chances of success for a space mission to Mars and beyond https://www.frontiersin.org/journals/microbiology/articles/10.3389/fmicb.2023.1237564 Multiple Habitable Phases on…

February 08, 2024 updates

Potential Prebiotic Pathways in Extraterrestrial Atmosphere: A Computational Exploration of HCN and NH3 Reactions https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsearthspacechem.3c00321 ‘It’s getting closer and closer for sure.’ How SETI is expanding its search for alien…

February 07, 2024 updates

Forming giant planets around late-M dwarfs: Pebble accretion and planet–planet collision https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2024/02/aa47664-23/aa47664-23.html Eccentricity Distribution Beyond the Snow Line and Implications for Planetary Habitability https://arxiv.org/abs/2402.03441 The TESS-Keck Survey. XIX. A Warm…

February 06, 2024 updates

AI and Robots Impact on Space Exploration https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s42423-023-00147-7 SETI, artificial intelligence, and existential projection https://pubs.aip.org/physicstoday/article/77/2/36/3230686 Characterising TOI-732 b and c: New insights into the M-dwarf radius and density valley https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2024/02/aa48180-23/aa48180-23.html…

February 5, 2024 Updates

Teegarden’s Star revisited: A nearby planetary system with at least three planets https://arxiv.org/abs/2402.00923 Exoplanet Analog Observations of Earth from Galileo Disk-integrated Photometry https://arxiv.org/abs/2402.00984 Dracula’s Chivito: discovery of a large edge-on…

February 02, 2024 updates

β Pictoris b through the eyes of the upgraded CRIRES+ – Atmospheric composition, spin rotation, and radial velocity https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2024/02/aa47846-23/aa47846-23.html An extensively validated C/H/O/N chemical network for hot exoplanet disequilibrium chemistry…

February 01, 2024 updates

A Note on the Vukotić-Gordon Mini-Earths https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2023SerAJ.207…53C/abstract On the Wormhole–Warp Drive Correspondence https://arxiv.org/abs/2401.15136 Astrophilosophy, Exotheology, and Cosmic Religion: Extraterrestrial Life in a Process Universe https://www.indigo.ca/en-ca/astrophilosophy-exotheology-and-cosmic-religion-extraterrestrial-life-in-a-process-universe/9781666944365.html Exoplanet Analog Observations of Earth…