Category: Updates

Short items of interest to the interstellar exploration community.

March 04, 2024 Updates

Feasibility of Communication with a Hypothetical Radio Telescope on Trappist-1 https://estradad.es/teorias/pdf/EN%20Feasibility%20of%20Communication%20with%20a%20Hypothetical%20Radio%20Telescope%20on%20Trappist-1.pdf Validity of energy conditions of matter in traversable wormholes under the f(Q) modified gravity theory https://arxiv.org/abs/2402.17498 Advances in Spacecraft…

March 01, 2024 updates

Signatures of X-Ray-dominated Chemistry in the Spectra of Exoplanetary Atmospheres https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/PSJ/ad24e4 A comprehensive semigray climate model https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0032063324000308 Exoplanet Hunting in the Classroom: An Easy-to-Implement Experiment based on Video-Aided Light Curve…

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…

January 31, 2024 updates

An ESPRESSO view of the HD 189733 system – Broadband transmission spectrum, differential rotation, and system architecture https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2024/02/aa46366-23/aa46366-23.html Into the radius valley https://academic.oup.com/astrogeo/article-abstract/65/1/1.14/7591662 Astrobiology: life detection and the abiotic baseline…

January 30, 2024 updates

Theoretical Possibility of Quantum Stabilization of Traversable Wormholes https://ipipublishing.org/index.php/ipil/article/view/47/35 Domains of life sciences in spacefaring: what, where, and how to get involved https://link.springer.com/article/10.1038/s41526-024-00354-y Magnetic Reconnection at Planetary Bodies and Astrospheres…

January 29, 2024 Updates

Heating of the Atmospheres of Short-orbit Exoplanets by Their Rapid Orbital Motion Through an Extreme Space Environment https://arxiv.org/abs/2401.14459 Hydrogenated atmospheres of lava planets: atmospheric structure and emission spectra https://arxiv.org/abs/2401.14744 TESS…

January 26, 2024 updates

Machine learning could help track down alien technology. Here’s how https://www.space.com/alien-megastructure-search-life-beyond-earth Optical constants of exoplanet haze analogs from 0.3 to 30 µm: Comparative sensitivity between spectrophotometry and ellipsometry https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2024/02/aa46820-23/aa46820-23.html Emerging…

January 25, 2024 updates

Non-coplanar gravitational lenses and the “communication bridge” https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10509-024-04274-x Nightside clouds and disequilibrium chemistry on the hot Jupiter WASP-43b https://arxiv.org/abs/2401.13027 Gaussian Processes and Nested Sampling Applied to Kepler’s Small Long-period Exoplanet…

January 24, 2024 updates

Could a Kilonova Kill: A Threat Assessment https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/ad12b7 The TRAPPIST Habitable Atmosphere Intercomparison (THAI) https://iopscience.iop.org/collections/2632-3338_focus_issue_THAI A Novel Eccentricity Parameterization for Transit-only Models https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1538-3873/ad1412 Characterization of K2-167 b and CALM, a…

January 23, 2024 updates

How to make a habitable planet https://www.pas.va/en/publications/acta/acta27pas/oberg.html Photon-Sail Trajectories Towards Exoplanet Proxima b https://research.tudelft.nl/en/publications/photon-sail-trajectories-towards-exoplanet-proxima-b Solution of Weyl–Lanczos relations for Morris–Thorne wormhole https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10714-023-03195-4 PLATO on the shoulders of TESS: Analyzing mono-transit…

January 22, 2024 Updates

Cardiovascular Challenges Beyond Earth: Investigating the Impact of Space Travel on Astronauts’ Cardiovascular Health https://journals.lww.com/cardiologyinreview/abstract/9900/cardiovascular_challenges_beyond_earth_.194.aspx Traversable wormholes in Finsler geometry under conformal motion https://arxiv.org/abs/2401.08498 Issues of Ownership and Tourism in…

January 19, 2024 updates

High-speed scientific spacecraft launches with commercial launch vehicles https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0094576524000304 Behind the Mask: can HARMONI@ELT detect biosignatures in the reflected light of Proxima b? https://arxiv.org/abs/2401.09589 A long-period transiting substellar companion in…

January 18, 2024 updates

Sulphur dioxide in the mid-infrared transmission spectrum of WASP-39b https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-024-07040-9 Retrievals Applied to a Decision Tree Framework Can Characterize Earthlike Exoplanet Analogs https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/PSJ/ad09b1 The weird and the wonderful in our…

January 17, 2024 updates

To Sample or Not to Sample: Retrieving Exoplanetary Spectra with Variational Inference and Normalizing Flows https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/ad063f Alternative solvents for life: framework for evaluation, current status and future research https://arxiv.org/abs/2401.07296 Large…

January 16, 2024 updates

Atmospheric properties of AF Lep b with forward modeling https://arxiv.org/abs/2401.05491 Challenges and possibilities of silicon-based life: Exploring an alternative to carbon. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/377266623_Challenges_and_possibilities_of_silicon-based_life_Exploring_an_alternative_to_carbon A Posthuman Architectural Artificial Intelligence Speculum? Text and…

January 15, 2024 updates

Creation of closed ecological life support systems: results, critical problems and potentials https://uchimsya.com/a/siX13dYb Earths are not Super-Earths, Saturns are not Jupiters: Imprints of pressure-bump planet formation on planetary architectures https://arxiv.org/abs/2401.06217…

January 12, 2024 updates

A New 2D Energy Balance Model for Simulating the Climates of Rapidly and Slowly Rotating Terrestrial Planets https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/PSJ/ad0729 Evaporation of Close-in Sub-Neptunes by Cooling White Dwarfs https://arxiv.org/abs/2401.05540 Distinguishing oceans of…

January 11, 2024 updates

Earth isn’t the only planet with seasons, but they can look wildly different on other worlds https://theconversation.com/earth-isnt-the-only-planet-with-seasons-but-they-can-look-wildly-different-on-other-worlds-216874 TESS Hunt for Young and Maturing Exoplanets (THYME). XI. An Earth-sized Planet Orbiting…

January 10, 2024 updates

Interaction of the Exoplanet Hat–P–11b with Stellar Wind https://link.springer.com/article/10.1134/S1063772923110021 On the Possibility to Estimate the Orbital Eccentricity of a Binary System with an Exoplanet from a Transit Light Curve https://link.springer.com/article/10.1134/S106377292311001X…

January 09, 2024 updates

Laser-Sustained Plasma for Deep Space Propulsion: Initial LTP Thruster Results https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/abs/10.2514/6.2024-2029 Enhancing Deep Space Communications: Protocol Innovations And Challenges Ahead https://redc.revistas-csic.com/index.php/Jorunal/article/view/151 Diamond precipitation dynamics from hydrocarbons at icy planet interior…

January 08, 2024 updates

Extraterrestrial Life in Space. Plasmas in the Thermosphere: UAP, Pre-Life, Fourth State of Matter https://www.researchgate.net/publication/377077692_Extraterrestrial_Life_in_Space_Plasmas_in_the_Thermosphere_UAP_Pre-Life_Fourth_State_of_Matter Stability of Hydrides in Sub-Neptune Exoplanets with Thick Hydrogen-Rich Atmospheres https://arxiv.org/abs/2401.02637 JWST/NIRCam Imaging of Young…

January 05, 2024 updates

CubeSat Terrariums to Evaluate Biological Systems in Deep Space https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/10.2514/6.2024-1552 Transformational Propulsion for Fast In-Space Transits https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/10.2514/6.2024-1808 Interstellar Radioisotope and Modular Architecture (IRMA) https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/10.2514/6.2024-1151 Weakened Magnetic Braking in the Exoplanet…

January 04, 2024 updates

Chaotic Dynamics in Planetary Systems https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-031-45816-3 A Laboratory Model for Iron Snow in Planetary Cores https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2023GL105697 Correcting Exoplanet Transmission Spectra for Stellar Activity with an Optimized Retrieval Framework https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/ad0369 GJ…

January 01, 2024 updates

The First Steps of Life https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/book/10.1002/9781394264155 Improving the visibility and citability of exoplanet research software https://arxiv.org/abs/2312.17297 Discovery of Small Ultra-short-period Planets Orbiting KG Dwarfs in Kepler Survey Using GPU Phase…

December 29, 2023 updates

Detecting Biosignatures in Nearby Rocky Exoplanets Using High-contrast Imaging and Medium-resolution Spectroscopy with the Extremely Large Telescope https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/ad109e High-resolution Transmission Spectroscopy of Ultrahot Jupiter WASP–33b with NEID https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/ad10a3 SETI at…

December 28, 2023 updates

The Fatal Absence of Evidence for Extraterrestrial Intelligence and its Consequence for Humanity https://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/uckfw Is the apparent absence of extraterrestrial technological civilizations down to the zoo hypothesis or nothing? https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-023-02134-2…

December 27, 2023 updates

Breakthrough Sun Diving: The Rectilinear Option https://bis-space.com/shop/product/jbis-076-08-0283/ Day–Night Transport-induced Chemistry and Clouds on WASP-39b: Gas-phase Composition https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2041-8213/ad1405 The Role of Giant Impacts in Planet Formation https://arxiv.org/abs/2312.15018 Large planets may not…

December 25, 2023 updates

Analysis of the Use of Different Backing Layer Materials in the Design of Alpha-Decay Sails for Interplanetary and Interstellar Travel https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00295639.2023.2278931 The impact of spectral line wing cut-off: Recommended standard…

December 22, 2023 updates

Tidal Dissipation in Stably Stratified and Semiconvective Regions of Rotating Giant Planets: Incorporating Coriolis Forces https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/ad0a90 Degenerate Interpretations of O 3 Spectral Features in Exoplanet Atmosphere Observations Due to Stellar…

December 21, 2023 updates

Nanophotonic designs for light-driven propulsion and space exploration https://escholarship.org/uc/item/1d88x3gf Unraveling the complex inventory of biorelevant organics in the plumes of icy moons https://www.pnas.org/doi/abs/10.1073/pnas.2319167120 Exoplanet Radio Emission Detection: Principles and Approaches…

December 20, 2023 updates

Development of Solar Sail for Interstellar Exploration https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-031-38446-2_22 Astrophysicists publish Kepler Giant Planet Search, an aid to ‘figure out where to find life’ https://phys.org/news/2023-12-astrophysicists-publish-kepler-giant-planet.html Parameterizing pressure–temperature profiles of exoplanet atmospheres…

December 19, 2023 updates

A New Scenario for the Formation of Planetary Atmospheres https://sf2a.eu/proceedings/2023/2023sf2a.conf.381H.pdf How Formation and Evolution Impact the Abundances of Biocritical Elements in Planets and Planetary Environments https://knowledge.uchicago.edu/record/10108?ln=en Traversable wormhole solutions admitting…

December 15, 2023 updates

Are There Terrestrial Planets Lurking in the Outer Solar System? https://arxiv.org/abs/2312.08431 OGLE-2017-BLG-0448Lb: A Low Mass-Ratio Wide-Orbit Microlensing Planet? https://arxiv.org/abs/2312.08635 Phanerozoic biological reworking of the continental carbonate rock reservoir https://arxiv.org/abs/2312.09011

December 14, 2023 updates

The Breakthrough Listen Search for Intelligent Life: Detection and Characterization of Anomalous Transits in Kepler Lightcurves https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/acfa6c The California Legacy Survey. IV. Lonely, Poor, and Eccentric: A Comparison between Solitary…

December 13, 2023 updates

Interactive bioacoustic playback as a tool for detecting and exploring nonhuman intelligence: “conversing” with an Alaskan humpback whale https://peerj.com/articles/16349/ Testing the Limits of Biosignature Detection in Ca-sulphate Mixtures Through a…

December 12, 2023 updates

Decorated Vesicles as Prebiont Systems (a Hypothesis) https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11084-023-09643-0 The On-orbit Performance of the Colorado Ultraviolet Transit Experiment Mission https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/aca8a3 Planetary system architectures with low-mass inner planets – Direct imaging exploration…

December 11, 2023 updates

Interiors of giant planets : from Juno to Plato https://theses.hal.science/tel-04322638v1 HD 110067 is a wide hierarchical triple system https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2515-5172/ad12d0 The TESS-Keck Survey XVII: Precise Mass Measurements in a Young, High…

December 8, 2023 updates

Guidebook for Systems Applications in Astrobiology https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/edit/10.1201/9781003294276/guidebook-systems-applications-astrobiology-vera-kolb Large exomoons unlikely around Kepler-1625 b and Kepler-1708 b https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-023-02148-w The planetary system Kepler-27 revisited https://link.springer.com/article/10.1140/epjs/s11734-023-01039-5 Chalcogen isotopes reveal limited volatile contribution from…

December 7, 2023 Updates

Search for Planets in Hot Jupiter Systems with Multi-Sector TESS Photometry. IV. Null Detections in 12 Systems https://arxiv.org/abs/2312.03319 Direct Exoplanet Detection Using Deep Convolutional Image Reconstruction (ConStruct): A New Algorithm…

December 6, 2023 updates

Dynamics and clouds in planetary atmospheres from telescopic observations https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00159-023-00150-9 The Breakthrough Listen Search for Intelligent Life: Technosignature Search of 97 Nearby Galaxies https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/acf576 Polarization Criterion in Targeted SETI Observation…

December 5, 2023 updates

The Origin of Life in the Universe https://zestjournal.com/index.php/Journal/article/view/1 The Cosmic Quest For Life https://www.ultra-unlimited.com/blog/the-cosmic-quest-for-life Hadean Earth https://www.everand.com/book/577378281/Hadean-Earth Development of Solar Sail for Interstellar Exploration https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-031-38446-2_22 Minimal Crew Size and Sensitive…

December 4, 2023 Updates

Evaluation and Synthesis of four Extraterrestrial civilization Classification Systems https://nhsjs.com/2023/evaluation-and-synthesis-of-four-extraterrestrial-civilization-classification-systems/ Atmospheric Escape From Three Terrestrial Planets in the L 98-59 System https://arxiv.org/abs/2312.00062 Atmospheric metallicity and C/O of HD 189733 b…

December 1, 2023 updates

Development of Solar Sail for Interstellar Exploration https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-031-38446-2_22 A Neptune-mass exoplanet in close orbit around a very low-mass star challenges formation models https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.abo0233 Detecting Biosignatures in Nearby Rocky Exoplanets using…

November 29, 2023 updates

Three Warm Jupiters around Solar-analog Stars Detected with TESS https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/ad06bc The Fermi paradox and the Drake equation https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0094576523006069 TOI-1670 c, a 40-day Orbital Period Warm Jupiter in a Compact System,…

November 28, 2023 updates

A remarkable mistake in obtaining the Tsiolkovsky formula and the consequence from it https://www.researchgate.net/publication/375747975_Zamecatelnaa_osibka_v_polucenii_formuly_Ciolkovskogo_i_sledstvia_iz_nee_A_remarkable_mistake_in_obtaining_the_Tsiolkovsky_formula_and_its_corollaries Optical properties of organic haze analogues in water-rich exoplanet atmospheres observable with JWST https://link.springer.com/article/10.1038/s41550-023-02140-4 Organic hazes…

November 27, 2023 Updates

Timing relationships and resulting communications challenges in relativistic travel https://arxiv.org/abs/2311.14039 A MIRI Search for Planets and Dust Around WD 2149+02 https://arxiv.org/abs/2311.14165 The Survival of Mankind: Conjectures about the preconditions for…

November 24, 2023 updates

TESS giants transiting giants V—Two hot Jupiters orbiting red-giant hosts https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article/doi/10.1093/mnras/stad3449/7382226 Mars’ atmosphere, volatiles, and climate as the sun heats up over the next 6 billion years https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0019103523004670

November 23, 2023 updates

The Odds on Alpha Centauri https://www.centauri-dreams.org/2023/11/22/the-odds-on-alpha-centauri/ Is Interstellar Flight Inevitable? https://www.centauri-dreams.org/2023/11/17/is-interstellar-flight-inevitable/ Eavesdropping on the Neighbors https://www.centauri-dreams.org/2023/11/15/eavesdropping-on-the-neighbors/ Differential aperture photometry and digital coronagraphy with PRAIA https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S003206332300185X Exoplanets detection limits using spectral…

November 21, 2023 updates

Constraining Background N2 Inventories on Directly Imaged Terrestrial Exoplanets to Rule Out O2 False Positives https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/ad03e9 Analyzing light curves to highlight phenomena and trends in planetary systems that house terrestrial…

November 20, 2023 Updates

The Human Challenges of Conquering Space and Colonizing Other Worlds https://www.academia.edu/103359543/ Corrections of errors in special relativity theory and the influence of paradoxes on it https://hal.science/hal-04283596/document Cooperative Evolutionary Pressure and…

November 17, 2023 updates

OGLE-2019-BLG-1180Lb: Discovery of a Wide-orbit Jupiter-mass Planet around a Late-type Star https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/ad0723 PALANTIR: an updated prediction tool for exoplanetary radio emissions https://arxiv.org/abs/2311.10033 Planetary Complexity Revealed by the Joint Differential Entropy…

November 16, 2023 updates

Is There Future Potential For ‘Faster-Than-Light’ Travel Through Dark Energy Sources? An Exploratory Review https://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/2836 Guidebook for Systems Applications in Astrobiology https://books.google.com/books?id=LpfiEAAAQBAJ&dq=interstellar+exploration&lr=lang_en&source=gbs_navlinks_s Membrane Models as a Means of Propulsion in…

November 15, 2023 updates

Does Gaia Play Dice? Simple Models of Non-Darwinian Selection https://liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/ast.2023.0036 Is There Such a Thing as a Biosignature? https://liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/ast.2023.0042 Benefits of Spin Polarization for Inertial and Magneto-Inertial Fusion Propulsion https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/10.2514/1.B39138…

November 14, 2023 updates

University of Edinburgh Astrobiology PhD Projects 2024 https://ifa.roe.ac.uk/phds-jobs-fellowships/phd-studentships/astrobiology-phd-projects University of Edinburgh Exoplanet PhD Projects 2024 https://ifa.roe.ac.uk/phds-jobs-fellowships/phd-studentships/exoplanet-phd-projects Breakthrough results in astrobiology: is ‘high risk’ research needed? https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/international-journal-of-astrobiology/article/breakthrough-results-in-astrobiology-is-high-risk-research-needed/28182A8779A3F284993FFE3F28E0B49D Astronomical and Cosmochemical Aspects…

November 13, 2023 Updates

Design and Analysis of the Technical Infrastructure for a Self-Sufficient and Sustainable Intergalactic Hub https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Daniel-Akinwumi/publication/375338016_Design_and_Analysis_of_the_Technical_Infrastructure_for_a_Self-Sufficient_and_Sustainable_Intergalactic_Hub/links/6546eff73fa26f66f4d5fe9e/Design-and-Analysis-of-the-Technical-Infrastructure-for-a-Self-Sufficient-and-Sustainable-Intergalactic-Hub.pdf Inferring Chemical Disequilibrium Biosignatures for Proterozoic Earth-Like Exoplanets https://arxiv.org/abs/2311.06083 Giant Outer Transiting Exoplanet Mass (GOT…

November 10, 2023 updates

New spherically symmetric wormhole solutions in f(Q)-gravity theory https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1402-4896/ad0820 Exploring the Ability of Hubble Space Telescope WFC3 G141 to Uncover Trends in Populations of Exoplanet Atmospheres through a Homogeneous Transmission…

November 9, 2023 updates

Constructing traversable wormhole solutions in f (R, Lm) theory https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0577907323002137 Removing flares from the TRAPPIST-1 picture https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-023-02146-y The effect of sculpting planets on the steepness of debris-disc inner edges https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article/doi/10.1093/mnras/stad3462/7382221…

November 8, 2023 updates

15NH3 in the atmosphere of a cool brown dwarf https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-023-06813-y Thermodynamical properties of an ideal gas in a traversable wormhole https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1361-6382/ad0421 Tidal Dissipation Regimes Among the Short-Period Exoplanets https://arxiv.org/abs/2311.03576 On…

November 7, 2023 updates

The GAPS programme at TNG – XLVIII. The unusual formation history of V1298 Tau https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/11/aa44752-22/aa44752-22.html Gaia Search for (sub)stellar Companions of Exoplanet Hosts https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article/doi/10.1093/mnras/stad3196/7379625 Exploring Climate with Obliquity in a…

November 6, 2023 Updates

Chasing Extraterrestrial Intelligence https://online.ucpress.edu/currenthistory/article-abstract/122/847/314/197487/Chasing-Extraterrestrial-Intelligence Policing Space Crimes https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-031-39912-1_7 A compact multi-planet system transiting HIP 29442 (TOI-469) discovered by TESS and ESPRESSO https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/11/aa47240-23/aa47240-23.html Hidden Companions to Intermediate-mass Stars. XII. Discovery of…

November 3, 2023 updates

SOLES. VII. The Spin–Orbit Alignment of WASP-106 b, a Warm Jupiter along the Kraft Break https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/ad0131 Rogue worlds meet the dark side: revealing terrestrial-mass primordial black holes with the Nancy…

November 2, 2023 updates

Wormholes and energy conditions in Rastall-Rainbow Gravity https://www.researchsquare.com/article/rs-3480396/v1 Non-coplanar gravitational lenses and the “communication bridge” https://arxiv.org/abs/2310.15957 A compact multi-planet system transiting HIP 29442 (TOI-469) discovered by TESS and ESPRESSO –…

November 1, 2023 updates

Sandwiched planet formation: restricting the mass of a middle planet https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article/doi/10.1093/mnras/stad3163/7335302 Planets Across Space and Time (PAST) IV: The Occurrence and Architecture of Kepler Planetary Systems as a Function of…

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…

September 28, 2023 updates

A robust, agnostic molecular biosignature based on machine learning https://www.pnas.org/doi/abs/10.1073/pnas.2307149120 Toward an Etiology of Spaceflight Neuroplastic Syndrome: Evolutionary Science Leads to New Hypotheses and Program Priorities https://www.mdpi.com/2673-4087/4/4/21 Thermodynamic limits on…

September 27, 2023 updates

Interstellar photovoltaics https://link.springer.com/article/10.1038/s41598-023-43224-5 Evidence that the Occurrence Rate of Hot Jupiters around Sun-like Stars Decreases with Stellar Age https://arxiv.org/abs/2309.14605 TOI-199 b: A well-characterized 100-day transiting warm giant planet with TTVs…

September 26, 2023 updates

A Conversational Framework for Interstellar Discourse on Fundamental Physical Structures https://www.preprints.org/manuscript/202309.1510/v1 HST/WFC3 Light Curve Supports a Terrestrial Composition for the Closest Exoplanet to Transit an M Dwarf https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/acf561 Relative abundances…

September 25, 2023 Updates

Life Beyond Earth https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-031-23397-5_19 Modified Newtonian Dynamics as an Alternative to the Planet Nine Hypothesis https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/acef1e Planetesimals at DZ stars I: chondritic compositions and a massive accretion event https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article/doi/10.1093/mnras/stad2867/7281028?searchresult=1 First…

September 22, 2023 updates

Visual Orbits and Alignments of Planet-hosting Binary Systems https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/acf563 Tidally Excited Inertial Waves in Stars and Planets: Exploring the Frequency-dependent and Averaged Dissipation with Nonlinear Simulations https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2041-8213/acf49f Thermal Conductivity of…

September 21, 2023 updates

Magma Ocean, Water, and the Early Atmosphere of Venus https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11214-023-00995-7 Origin-of-life Molecules in the Atmosphere after Big Impacts on the Early Earth https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/PSJ/aced83 Development and suborbital validation of technologies for…

September 20, 2023 updates

Assessment of Stoichiometric Autocatalysis across Element Groups https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/jacs.3c07041 Integrated photonic-based coronagraphic systems for future space telescopes https://arxiv.org/abs/2309.04925 Mysterious non-detection of HeI (23S) transit absorption of GJ436b https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/stad2846/7277576 Octofitter: Fast, Flexible,…

September 19, 2023 updates

Finding exoplanets using object detection https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10509-023-04232-z Investigation of the Effect of the Errors of Limb Darkening Coefficients on the Geometric Parameters of a Binary System with an Exoplanet https://link.springer.com/article/10.1134/S1063772923060021 Photosynthesis…

September 18, 2023 Updates

7 – Possible Conditions on an Exoplanet from Part II – The Universe We Live In https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/abs/life-and-language-beyond-earth/possible-conditions-on-an-exoplanet/D2ABA5677747CBB71043FA35B1E56386 Self-consistent simulation of photoelectrons in exoplanet winds: Faster ionisation and weaker mass loss…

September 15, 2023 updates

On the non-dissipative tidal evolution of the misalignment between spin and orbital angular momenta https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/stad2807/7274141 Reflected Spectroscopy of Small Exoplanets. III. Probing the UV Band to Measure Biosignature Gases https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/acefd3…

September 13, 2023 updates

Detecting molecules in Ariel low resolution transmission spectra https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10686-023-09911-x Exploring Uncertainty and Risk in Contemporary Astrobiology (EURiCA) https://www.durham.ac.uk/research/institutes-and-centres/humanities-engaging-science-society/research/eurica-project-leverhulme/ The GAPS Programme at TNG – XLVII. A conundrum resolved: HIP 66074b/Gaia-3b…

September 12, 2023 updates

Webb Discovers Methane, Carbon Dioxide in Atmosphere of K2-18 b https://www.nasa.gov/goddard/2023/webb-discovers-methane-carbon-dioxide-in-atmosphere-of-k2-18b Carbon-bearing Molecules in a Possible Hycean Atmosphere https://arxiv.org/abs/2309.05566 Stellar obliquity and planetary albedo in HAT-P-32 – Derived from the…

September 11, 2023 Updates

Do all gaps in protoplanetary discs host planets? https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/09/aa47264-23/aa47264-23.html Radial distribution of giant exoplanets at Solar System scales https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/09/aa46165-23/aa46165-23.html Claims of interstellar meteor fragments in the ocean spark controversy https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0262407923016688…

September 08, 2023 updates

Trajectory of a Spacecraft When It Passes by a Gravitational Body During Interstellar Travel https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/10.2514/1.A35684 Planetary biotechnospheres, biotechnosignatures and the search for extraterrestrial intelligence https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/international-journal-of-astrobiology/article/planetary-biotechnospheres-biotechnosignatures-and-the-search-for-extraterrestrial-intelligence/089931BD61982779CCA1EDF6861E7472 Giant Impact Events for Protoplanets:…

September 06, 2023 updates

Testing the planetary hypothesis of NY Virginis: Anticipated change in the eclipse timing trend within the next five years https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/stad2648/7260857 Doppler confirmation of TESS planet candidate TOI1408.01: grazing transit and…

September 05, 2023 updates

Exploration of Traversable Wormholes Sustained by an Extra Spatial Dimension https://www.scirp.org/journal/paperinformation.aspx?paperid=127395 Planetary Scale Information Transmission in the Biosphere and Technosphere: Limits and Evolution https://www.mdpi.com/2075-1729/13/9/1850 Plate Tectonics: The Stabilizer of Earth’s…

September 04, 2023 Updates

The modulation effect of ice thickness variations on convection in icy ocean worlds https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/stad2638/7259159?redirectedFrom=fulltext Impact of M-dwarf stellar wind and photoevaporation on the atmospheric evolution of small planets https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/stad2557/7258664?redirectedFrom=fulltext Detection…

September 01, 2023 updates

A JWST transmission spectrum of the nearby Earth-sized exoplanet LHS 475 b https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-023-02064-z Post-processing CHARIS integral field spectrograph data with pyKLIP https://academic.oup.com/rasti/advance-article/doi/10.1093/rasti/rzad039/7257599 TOI-332 b: A super dense Neptune found deep…

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…

July 31, 2023 Updates

Can XunTian Tai Chi intervention improve the level of emotional regulation of crew members in the Controlled Ecological Life Support System? https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2666337623000471 Nature-Inspired Concepts for High-Power Electric Propulsion Systems https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15361055.2023.2227504…

July 28, 2023 updates

Rocky sub-Neptunes formed by pebble accretion: Rain of rocks from polluted envelopes https://arxiv.org/abs/2307.14674 On the survivability of a population of gas giant planets on wide orbits https://arxiv.org/abs/2307.14908 First on-sky results…

July 27, 2023 updates

For All Kind: Astrobiology and SETI Beyond “Mankind” https://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/ezk5c/ The Exo-Jupiter Candidate FL Lyr b in Data of Kepler and TESS Space Missions https://link.springer.com/article/10.1134/S1063772923050062 The Variable Detection of Atmospheric Escape…

July 26, 2023 updates

Early formation of a water ocean as a function of initial CO2 and H2O contents in a solidifying rocky planet https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2023JE007848 A Comparison of the Composition of Planets in Single-…

July 25, 2023 updates

The Tianlin Mission: a 6m UV/Opt/IR space telescope to explore the habitable worlds and the universe https://arxiv.org/abs/2307.12013 ROME. III. The Arecibo Search for Star–Planet Interactions at 5 GHz https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/acd9ad Transiting…

July 24, 2023 Updates

Isotopic enrichment of planetary systems from Asymptotic Giant Branch stars https://arxiv.org/abs/2307.11147 Azimuthal patterns in planetesimal circumstellar disks https://arxiv.org/abs/2307.11188 A solution to persistent RFI in narrowband radio SETI: The MultiBeam Point-source…

July 21, 2023 updates

The quest for Magrathea planets – I. Formation of second-generation exoplanets around double white dwarfs https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/07/aa45827-22/aa45827-22.html Wapiti: A data-driven approach to correct for systematics in RV data – Application to…

July 20, 2023 updates

Detection of an Atmospheric Outflow from the Young Hot Saturn TOI-1268b https://arxiv.org/abs/2307.09515 Atmospheric composition of WASP-85Ab with ESPRESSO/VLT observations https://arxiv.org/abs/2307.09577 Modelling reflected polarised light from close-in giant exoplanet WASP-96b using…

July 19, 2023 updates

Tentative co-orbital submillimeter emission within the Lagrangian region L5 of the protoplanet PDS 70 b https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/07/aa46493-23/aa46493-23.html The planetary system around HD 190622 (TOI-1054) – Measuring the gas content of low-mass…

July 18, 2023 updates

Analogous response of temperate terrestrial exoplanets and Earth’s climate dynamics to greenhouse gas supplement https://link.springer.com/article/10.1038/s41598-023-38026-8 On Detecting Interstellar Scintillation in Narrowband Radio SETI https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/acdee0 The HARPS search for southern extra-solar…

July 17, 2023 Updates

Life in the Cosmos: Paradox of Silence and Self-Awareness https://arxiv.org/abs/2307.05507 Transhumanism in a Cosmic Perspective https://annalsphilosophy-ub.org/journal/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/Anale-Filosofie-2022-nr.1.pdf#page=3 Science opportunities with solar sailing smallsats https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0032063323001137 Overfitting Affects the Reliability of Radial Velocity…

July 14 2023 Updates

Statistics of Magrathea exoplanets beyond the main sequence – Simulating the long-term evolution of circumbinary giant planets with TREShttps://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/07/aa45843-23/aa45843-23.html Trade-offs in high-contrast integral field spectroscopy for exoplanet detection and characterisation…

July 13, 2023 Updates

The CARMENES search for exoplanets around M dwarfs – A sub-Neptunian mass planet in the habitable zone of HN Lib https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/07/aa46276-23/aa46276-23.html An alternative formation scenario for uranium-rich giants: Engulfing a…

July 12, 2023 Updates

Accreting luminous low-mass planets escape from migration traps at pressure bumps https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/stad2059/7222908?redirectedFrom=fulltext Modelling the effect of 3D temperature and chemistry on the cross-correlation signal of transiting ultra-hot Jupiters: A study…

July 11, 2023 Updates

Implications of Atmospheric Nondetections for Trappist-1 Inner Planets on Atmospheric Retention Prospects for Outer Planets https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2041-8213/acdc26 Implications of Evaporative Cooling by H2 for 1I/’Oumuamua https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2041-8213/acdf57 Direct images and spectroscopy of…

July 10, 2023 Updates

Research for an Early-Stage Development of the First Interstellar CubeSat Powered by Solar Sailing Technologyhttps://www.citytech.cuny.edu/isss2023/docs/presentations/05_June_5_Fil.pdf Optimization of Photon-sail Trajectories to Alpha Centauri Using Evolutionary Neurocontrolhttps://www.citytech.cuny.edu/isss2023/docs/presentations/23_June_7_Dachwald.pdf Photon-sail trajectories towards exoplanet Proxima…

July 07, 2023 updates

Chasing extreme planetary architectures – I. HD 196885 Ab, a super-Jupiter dancing with two stars? https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/07/aa44502-22/aa44502-22.html Dynamical Stability of Polar Circumbinary Orbits and Planet Formation in the Planetary Disk of…

July 06, 2023 updates

Intra-system uniformity: a natural outcome of dynamical sculpting https://academic.oup.com/mnrasl/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnrasl/slad092/7220021 The JWST Early Release Science Program for Direct Observations of Exoplanetary Systems I: High-contrast Imaging of the Exoplanet HIP 65426 b…

July 05, 2023 updates

Stable Orbits in the Feeding Zone of the Planet Proxima Centauri c https://link.springer.com/article/10.1134/S0038094623030036 Small-Scale Dynamos: From Idealized Models to Solar and Stellar Applications https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11214-023-00981-z Retrieving planet formation parameters of WASP-77Ab…

July 04, 2023 updates

LavAtmos: An open-source chemical equilibrium vaporization code for lava worlds https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.13994 Search for planets in hot Jupiter systems with multi-sector TESS photometry. III. A study of ten systems enhanced with…

July 03, 2023 Updates

Space Robotics for Future Applications http://www.ijaresm.com/space-robotics-for-future-applications Advanced Space Propulsion: Harnessing Magnetic Reconnection Energyhttps://www.researchgate.net/publication/371934188_Advanced_Space_Propulsion_Harnessing_Magnetic_Reconnection_Energy On the Proposed Interstellar Origin of the USG 20140108 Fireball Https://Arxiv.Org/abs/2306.14267 Erratum: “Kepler and the Behemoth: Three…

June 30, 2023 updates

Continental configuration controls the base-state water vapor greenhouse effect: lessons from half-land, half-water planets https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00382-023-06857-w The β Pictoris system: Setting constraints on the planet and the disk structures at mid-IR…

June 29, 2023 updates

3D Numerical Model of the Envelope of a Hot Exoplanet Based on Spherical Coordinates https://link.springer.com/article/10.1134/S1063772923040066 A close-in giant planet escapes engulfment by its star https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-023-06029-0 The Lagrange Sunshade: Its Effectiveness…

June 28, 2023 updates

Super-Earth GJ 667Cc: Age and XUV Irradiances of the Temperate-zone Planet with Potential for Advanced Life https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2515-5172/ace189 TOI-2084 b and TOI-4184 b: two new sub-Neptunes around M dwarf stars https://arxiv.org/abs/2306.15095…

June 27, 2023 updates

Meeting the Alien – An Introduction to Exosociology https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-658-41317-0 A Novel Approach to Interstellar Object Exploration Using Small Spacecraft https://www.proquest.com/openview/a441feee10a7779afa967345cf113784/ A Transiting Super-Earth in the Radius Valley and an Outer…

June 26, 2023 Updates

Planet formation in the PDS 70 system – Constraining the atmospheric chemistry of PDS 70b and c https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/06/aa45619-22/aa45619-22.html The effect of a small amount of hydrogen in the atmosphere of…

June 23, 2023 Updates

Interstellar Comets from Post-Main Sequence Systems as Tracers of Extrasolar Oort Clouds https://arxiv.org/abs/2306.12464 On the Degree of Dynamical Packing in the Kepler Multi-planet Systems https://arxiv.org/abs/2306.12967 Astrometric Accelerations as Dynamical Beacons:…

June 22, 2023 updates

To Create Plant-Like Astronauts Who Can Adapt to Eternal Interstellar Expeditions https://www.preprints.org/manuscript/202306.1302/v1 Identifying and Analyzing Multi-Star Systems Among TESS Planetary Candidates Using Gaia https://scholarworks.sfasu.edu/etds/490/ Stellar pulsations interfering with the transit…

June 21, 2023 updates

Cloud behaviour on tidally locked rocky planets from global high-resolution modelling https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-023-02015-8 A Venus in the making? Predictions for JWST observations of the ultracool M-dwarf planet LP 890-9 c https://academic.oup.com/mnrasl/article/524/1/L5/7198492…

June 19, 2023 updates

Oort cloud (exo)planets https://academic.oup.com/mnrasl/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnrasl/slad079/7199780 Higher Water Loss on Earth-like Exoplanets in Eccentric Orbits https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article/doi/10.1093/mnras/stad1828/7199796 Deprojecting and constraining the vertical thickness of exoKuiper belts https://arxiv.org/abs/2306.09715 TOI-908: a planet at the edge…

June 16, 2023 updates

Origin of biological homochirality by crystallization of an RNA precursor on a magnetic surface https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/sciadv.adg8274 Chirality-Induced Magnetization of Magnetite by an RNA Precursor https://arxiv.org/abs/2304.09095 Quantitative correlation of refractory elemental abundances…

June 15, 2023 updates

Future space experiment platforms for astrobiology and astrochemistry research https://www.nature.com/articles/s41526-023-00292-1 Hydrosphere: Modeling the planetary structure of ocean planets and icy moons https://digitalcommons.macalester.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1199&context=mjpa Astrophysically sourced quantum coherent photonic signals https://arxiv.org/abs/2306.06676 Vanadium…

June 14, 2023 updates

DREAM – II. The spin–orbit angle distribution of close-in exoplanets under the lens of tides https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/06/aa45237-22/aa45237-22.html 3D Global climate model of an exo-Venus: a modern Venus-like atmosphere for the nearby…

June 13, 2023 updates

Radial-velocity discovery of a second planet in the TOI-1338/BEBOP-1 circumbinary system https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-023-01948-4 TOI-733 b: A planet in the small-planet radius valley orbiting a Sun-like star https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/06/aa45961-23/aa45961-23.html VaTEST. II. Statistical Validation…

June 12, 2023 Updates

Secular dynamics of stellar spin driven by planets inside Kozai-Lidov resonance https://arxiv.org/abs/2306.05639 The effect of a small amount of hydrogen in the atmosphere of ultrahot magma-ocean planets: atmospheric composition and…

June 09, 2023 updates

Impacts of spaceflight experience on human brain structure https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-023-33331-8 Gaussian processes for radial velocity modeling – Better rotation periods and planetary parameters with the quasi-periodic kernel and constrained priors https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/06/aa44629-22/aa44629-22.html…

June 08, 2023 updates

Giant tidal tails of helium escaping the hot Jupiter HAT-P-32 b https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/sciadv.adf8736 Lost world of complex life and the late rise of the eukaryotic crown https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-023-06170-w Competitive exclusion principle among…

June 07, 2023 updates

Mission Concept and Development of the First Interstellar CubeSat Powered by Solar Sailing Technology https://bis-space.com/shop/product/jbis-076-03-0078/ JBIS v70 no05 06 May June https://www.academia.edu/35799490/JBIS_v70_no05_06_May_June Real-Time Technosignature Strategies with SN 2023ixf https://arxiv.org/abs/2306.03118 Simulations…

June 06, 2023 updates

Why we are made of proteins and nucleic acids: Structural biology views on extraterrestrial life https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/biophysico/advpub/0/advpub_e200026/_article/-char/en Detecting Exoplanets in Multiplanetary Systems using HI Line Analysis through Gaussian Fitting https://www.researchsquare.com/article/rs-2987934/v1 The…

June 05, 2023 Updates

Comparative study of methods for finding extraterrestrial life based on solar system exploration and the role of microscopy in it https://www.spiedigitallibrary.org/conference-proceedings-of-spie/12327/123271I/Comparative-study-of-methods-for-finding-extraterrestrial-life-based-on/10.1117/12.2654536.short Influence of planets on debris disks in star clusters…

June 02, 2023 updates

The Occurrence Rate of Terrestrial Planets Orbiting Nearby Mid-to-late M Dwarfs from TESS Sectors 1–42 https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/acd175 Ephemeris Updates for Seven Selected HATNet Survey Transiting Exoplanets https://arxiv.org/abs/2306.00022 Assessment of a Physics-based…

June 01, 2023 updates

The Horizon of Future Intergalactic Travel https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2515-5172/acd9b0 The PEPSI Exoplanet Transit Survey (PETS) – III. The detection of Fe I, Cr I, and Ti I in the atmosphere of MASCARA-1…

May 31, 2023 updates

Kepler’s last planet discoveries: two new planets and one single-transit candidate from K2 campaign 19 https://academic.oup.com/mnras/article/523/1/474/7178009 A 4–8 GHz Galactic Center Search for Periodic Technosignatures https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/acccf0 TOI-1416: A system with…

May 30, 2023 updates

Alone But Not Lonely: Exploring for Extraterrestrial Life https://uapress.arizona.edu/book/alone-but-not-lonely Application of the HeliosX ICF Advanced Propulsion Mission Analysis Code to Perturbed Interstellar Design Models https://bis-space.com/shop/product/jbis-076-03-0094/ Scattering transparency of clouds in…

May 29, 2023 Updates

Delivery of icy planetesimals to inner planets in the Proxima Centauri planetary system https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.13985 A Search for Extraterrestrial Technosignatures in Archival FAST Survey Data Using a New Procedure https://arxiv.org/abs/2305.16356 TOI-1859b:…

May 26, 2023 updates

Humid Evolution of Haze in the Atmosphere of Super-Earths in the Habitable Zone https://liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/ast.2022.0021 Discovery Alert: See the Image – 2 Planets Orbit a Sun-like Star https://exoplanets.nasa.gov/news/1653/discovery-alert-see-the-image-2-planets-orbit-a-sun-like-star/ A Re-appraisal of…

May 25, 2023 updates

A Sign in Space https://asignin.space/the-message/ Creation and Evolution of Life in Black Hole Exoplanets https://link.springer.com/article/10.1134/S0010952522600160 Assessment of a physics-based retrieval of exoplanet atmospheric temperatures from infrared emission spectra https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/stad1526/7179418 Predicting…

May 24, 2023 updates

Isotopic constraints on lightning as a source of fixed nitrogen in Earth’s early biosphere https://www.nature.com/articles/s41561-023-01187-2 The Mantis Network – III. Expanding the limits of chemical searches within ultra-hot Jupiters: New…

May 23, 2023 updates

Distance pattern and spacing of the multiplanet systems in TESS data https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1755-1315/1167/1/012005 Deep Space Navigation by Optical Pulsars https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/10.2514/1.G007282 First contact: Global team to simulate message from extraterrestrial intelligence to…

May 22, 2023 Updates

Human Physiological Limitations to Long-Term Spaceflight and Living in Space https://www.ingentaconnect.com/contentone/asma/amhp/2023/00000094/00000006/art00008 Transfer from Lunar Gateway to Sun-Earth Halo Orbits Using Solar Sails https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/10.2514/1.A35559 Assessing Exoplanet Habitability through Data-driven Approaches: A…

May 19, 2023 updates

Grey wolf optimization and enhanced stochastic fractal search algorithm for exoplanet detection https://link.springer.com/article/10.1140/epjp/s13360-023-04024-y Detection of separatrices and chaotic seas based on orbit amplitudes https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10569-023-10143-6 Life on the Edge: Bioprospecting Extremophiles…

May 18, 2023 updates

A temperate Earth-sized planet with tidal heating transiting an M6 star https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-023-05934-8 Wormholes and energy conditions in f(R,T) gravity https://arxiv.org/abs/2305.07541 Variability of Known Exoplanet Host Stars Observed by TESS https://arxiv.org/abs/2305.09687…

May 17, 2023 updates

Modeling of Absorption in the Hα Line for the Exoplanet WASP-52b https://link.springer.com/article/10.1134/S1063772923030071 CHEOPS’s hunt for exocomets: photometric observations of 5 Vul https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/stad1475/7165768 The influence of a close secondary star on…

May 16, 2023 updates

Three Saturn-mass planets transiting F-type stars revealed with TESS and HARPS⋆ TOI-615b, TOI-622b, and TOI-2641b http://wrap.warwick.ac.uk/175607/ New Compound and Hybrid Binding Energy Sputter Model for Modeling Purposes in Agreement with…

May 15, 2023 Updates

Traversable wormholes with double layer thin shells in quadratic gravity https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10714-023-03107-6 Large Interferometer For Exoplanets (LIFE) – IX. Assessing the impact of clouds on atmospheric retrievals at mid-infrared wavelengths with…

May 12, 2023 updates

Data structures for photoadsorption within the ExoMol project https://academic.oup.com/rasti/advance-article/doi/10.1093/rasti/rzad014/7160480 The Infrared Colors of 51 Eridani b: Micrometeoroid Dust or Chemical Disequilibrium? https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/acca7a There’s More to Life than O2: Simulating the…

May 11, 2023 updates

Electroplasma Drive for Space Propulsion: Harnessing Magnetospheric Plasma Flowshttps://www.researchgate.net/publication/370496776_Electroplasma_Drive_for_Space_Propulsion_Harnessing_Magnetospheric_Plasma_Flows Behaviour and the Origin of Organisms https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11084-023-09635-0 A reflective, metal-rich atmosphere for GJ 1214b from its JWST phase curve https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-023-06159-5 De…

May 10, 2023 updates

Toward a population synthesis of disks and planets – II. Confronting disk models and observations at the population level https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/05/aa44767-22/aa44767-22.html Exoplanet Volatile Carbon Content as a Natural Pathway for Haze…

May 09, 2023 updates

Interstellar travel and advancements in nuclear thermal propulsion and power https://pubs.aip.org/aip/acp/article/2655/1/020046/2888283/Interstellar-travel-and-advancements-in-nuclear Life Origin in the Milky Way Galaxy: I. the Stellar Nucleogenesis of Elements Necessary for the Life Origin https://www.preprints.org/manuscript/202305.0202/v1…

May 8, 2023 Updates

Modeling the Transmission and Emission Spectra of K2-18b: Determining the Surfaces of Exoplanets with Hydrogen Dominated Atmospheres https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2515-5172/acd1e8 The Giant Accreting Protoplanet Survey (GAPlanetS)—Results from a 6 yr Campaign to…

May 05, 2023 updates

Timescales of Chaos in the Inner Solar System: Lyapunov Spectrum and Quasi-integrals of Motion https://journals.aps.org/prx/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevX.13.021018 Plausible Constraints on the Range of Bulk Terrestrial Exoplanet Compositions in the Solar Neighborhood https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/acac7d…

May 04, 2023 updates

A Revisited Analysis of the Radioisotope Sail and Its Possible Application to Relativistic Spaceflight https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-031-24812-2_5 An infrared transient from a star engulfing a planet https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-023-05842-x Improved precision of radial velocity…

May 03, 2023 updates

Formation of Amino Acids and Carboxylic Acids in Weakly Reducing Planetary Atmospheres by Solar Energetic Particles from the Young Sun https://www.mdpi.com/2075-1729/13/5/1103 Simulation of the Earth’s radio-leakage from mobile towers as…

May 02, 2023 updates

Relativistic gravitational force https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10569-023-10138-3 High Tide or Rip-Tide on the Cosmic Shoreline? A Water-Rich Atmosphere or Stellar Contamination for the Warm Super-Earth GJ 486b from JWST Observations https://arxiv.org/abs/2305.00868 Formation of…

May 1, 2023 Updates

Impact of M Dwarfs Ultraviolet Radiation on Prebiotic Chemistry: The Case of Adenine https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/ast.2022.0050 Morphology of the gas-rich debris disk around HD 121617 with SPHERE observations in polarized light https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/05/aa44694-22/aa44694-22.html…

April 28, 2023 updates

The shared evaporation history of three sub-Neptunes spanning the radius–period valley of a hyades star https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article/doi/10.1093/mnras/stad1257/7146232 Validation of TOI-1221 b: A Warm Sub-Neptune Exhibiting Transit Timing Variations around a Sun-like…

April 27, 2023 updates

The Gods Subsist – Possible Worlds, Set Theory and Theory and the Anthropic Principle https://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/nk8de/ Visualizing Ultrafast Kinetic Instabilities in Laser-Driven Solids using X-ray Scattering https://arxiv.org/abs/2304.11011 Mission Design of an…

April 26, 2023 updates

How tidal waves interact with convective vortices in rapidly rotating planets and stars https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/05/aa43586-22/aa43586-22.html Enabling Exoplanet Demographics Studies with Standardized Exoplanet Survey Meta-Data https://arxiv.org/abs/2304.12442 Bioverse: A Comprehensive Assessment of the…

April 25, 2023 updates

Comet 2I/Borisov in Comparison with Comets of the Solar System https://link.springer.com/article/10.1134/S0038094623010021 Kinematic Evidence of an Embedded Protoplanet in HD 142666 Identified by Machine Learning https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/acc737 Warm giant exoplanet characterisation: current…

April 24, 2023 updates

Mechanical Energy Metamaterials in Interstellar Travel https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0079642523000646 Exoplanet Nodal Precession Induced by Rapidly Rotating Stars: Impacts on Transit Probabilities and Biases https://arxiv.org/abs/2304.09890 There’s more to life than O2: Simulating the…

April 21, 2023 Updates

Conclusive Evidence for a Population of Water Worlds around M Dwarfs Remains Elusive https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2041-8213/acc86f Planet Eclipse Mapping with Long-term Baseline Drifts https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/acc65a Statistical implications of the n = 1 observation…

April 20, 2023 updates

Revisiting the trajectory of the interstellar object’Oumuamua: preference for a radially directed non-gravitational acceleration? https://arxiv.org/abs/2304.06964 Existence proof of librational invariant tori in an averaged model of HD60532 planetary system https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10569-023-10132-9…

April 19, 2023 updates

Metal-rich stars are less suitable for the evolution of life on their planets https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-023-37195-4 A physically derived eddy parameterization for giant planet atmospheres with application on hot-Jupiter atmospheres. https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/stad1135/7129014 Spinning…

April 18, 2023 updates

Neutrino and EM asterometric detection of habitable exoplanets https://www.bioinformation.net/019/97320630019235.pdf Geometry as Communication with Nonhuman Intelligences https://dseti.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/Geometry-as-Communication-with-Nonhuman-Intelligences-_-Daniel-Rekshan-_-INS-700.pdf Linking Methanogenesis in Low-Temperature Hydrothermal Vent Systems to Planetary Spectra: Methane Biosignatures on an…

April 17, 2023 Updates

Circumplanetary disk ices II. Composition https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/04/aa45592-22/aa45592-22.html Hot Exoplanet Atmospheres Resolved with Transit Spectroscopy (HEARTS) https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/04/aa45091-22/aa45091-22.html Discovering planets with PLATO: Comparison of algorithms for stellar activity filtering https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/04/aa44067-22/aa44067-22.html Rational Ignorance in…

April 14, 2023 updates

Direct imaging and astrometric detection of a gas giant planet orbiting an accelerating star https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.abo6192 Discovery of a massive giant planet with extreme density around the sub-giant star TOI-4603 https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/04/aa45608-22/aa45608-22.html…

April 13, 2023 updates

Earth shaped by primordial H2 atmospheres https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-023-05823-0 A mini-chemical scheme with net reactions for 3D general circulation models – II. 3D thermochemical modelling of WASP-39b and HD 189733b https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/04/aa45473-22/aa45473-22.html Inferring…

April 12, 2023 updates

RAPOC: The Rosseland and Planck opacity converter https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10686-022-09869-2 Roadmap for optical tweezers https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/2515-7647/acb57b Detection of rubidium and samarium in the atmosphere of the ultra-hot Jupiter MASCARA-4b https://arxiv.org/abs/2304.04948 Identifying regions of…

April 11, 2023 updates

A mini-chemical scheme with net reactions for 3D general circulation models – II. 3D thermochemical modelling of WASP-39b and HD 189733b https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/04/aa45473-22/aa45473-22.html Elemental Abundances of the Super-Neptune WASP-107b’s Host Star…

April 07, 2023 updates

Orbital precession in short-period hot jupiter exoplanet systems https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/stad982/7110414 HST PanCET Program: A flat optical transmission spectrum for the Hot Jupiter WASP-101b https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/stad1010/7110429 uGMRT observations of the hot-Saturn WASP 69b:…

April 06, 2023 updates

The influence of cold Jupiters in the formation of close-in planets. I. planetesimal transport https://arxiv.org/abs/2304.02045 Three long period transiting giant planets from TESS https://arxiv.org/abs/2304.02139 Planetary parameters, XUV environments and mass-loss…

April 05, 2023 updates

Linking Methanogenesis in Low-Temperature Hydrothermal Vent Systems to Planetary Spectra: Methane Biosignatures on an Archean-Earth-like Exoplanet https://liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/ast.2022.0127 AF Lep b: The lowest-mass planet detected by coupling astrometric and direct imaging…

April 04, 2023 updates

Thoughts on the Biological Processes of Life https://www.opastpublishers.com/peer-review/thoughts-on-the-biological-processes-of-life-5335.html Coherent radio bursts from known M-dwarf planet-host YZ Ceti https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-023-01914-0 Heating and ionization by non-thermal electrons in the upper atmospheres of water-rich…

March 31, 2023 updates

Low-order wavefront control using a Zernike sensor through Lyot coronagraphs for exoplanet imaging – II. Concurrent operation with stroke minimization https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/04/aa44857-22/aa44857-22.html The TESS Triple-9 Catalog II: a new set of…

March 30, 2023 updates

Structural properties of generalized embedded wormhole solutions via dark matter halos in Einsteinian-cubic-gravity with quasi-periodic oscillations https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S2212686423000481 Revealing the atmospheres of highly irradiated exoplanets: from ultra-hot Jupiters to rocky worlds…

March 29, 2023 updates

Chaotic winds from a dying world: a one-dimensional map for evolving atmospheres https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/stad932/7091932 Dymnikova-Schwinger traversable wormholes https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1475-7516/2023/03/055 Sporadic Spin-orbit Variations in Compact Multiplanet Systems and Their Influence on Exoplanet Climate…

March 28, 2023 updates

Suspended Animation for Deep Space Flight and Human Preservationhttps://www.researchgate.net/publication/369452264_SUSPENDED_ANIMATION_FOR_DEEP_SPACE_FLIGHT_AND_HUMAN_PRESERVATION Thermal Emission from the Earth-sized Exoplanet TRAPPIST-1 b using JWST https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-023-05951-7 High atmospheric metal enrichment for a Saturn-mass planet https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-023-05984-y The…

March 27, 2023 Updates

Near, Far, Wherever We Are: Space Exploration Urgently Needs an Ethics-Informed Planning Revolution https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s42423-023-00135-x The Hubble/STIS near-ultraviolet transmission spectrum of HD 189733 b https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/03/aa45064-22/aa45064-22.html A puffy polar planet – The…

March 24, 2023 updates

The JWST Early-release Science Program for Direct Observations of Exoplanetary Systems II: A 1 to 20 μm Spectrum of the Planetary-mass Companion VHS 1256–1257 b https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2041-8213/acb04a MOA-2020-BLG-208Lb: Cool Sub-Saturn-mass Planet…

March 23, 2023 updates

Acceleration of 1I/‘Oumuamua from radiolytically produced H2 in H2O ice https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-022-05687-w A New Mission Will Search for Habitable Planets at Alpha Centauri https://www.universetoday.com/160625/a-new-mission-will-search-for-habitable-planets-at-alpha-centauri The high-albedo, low polarization disk around HD…

March 22, 2023 updates

Dynamical masses of two young transiting sub-Neptunes orbiting HD 63433 https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/03/aa45397-22/aa45397-22.html From exo-Earths to exo-Venuses: Flux and polarization signatures of reflected light https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/03/aa43190-22/aa43190-22.html Discovery of a massive giant planet with…

March 21, 2023 updates

Astronauts that hibernate on long spaceflights is not just for sci-fi. We could test it in 10 years. https://www.space.com/astronaut-hibernation-trials-possible-in-decade Activity of TRAPPIST-1 Analogs https://link.springer.com/article/10.1134/S1063773722110068 A full transit of v2 Lupi…

March 17, 2023 updates

Sub-Jovian desert of exoplanets at its boundaries – Parameter dependence along the main sequence https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/03/aa44846-22/aa44846-22.html Observability of silicates in volatile atmospheres of super-Earths and sub-Neptunes – Exploring the edge of…

March 15, 2023 updates

Simulated performance of the molecular mapping for young giant exoplanets with the Medium-Resolution Spectrometer of JWST/MIRI https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/03/aa45094-22/aa45094-22.html Scattered polarized radiation of extrasolar circumplanetary rings https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/03/aa45474-22/aa45474-22.html Localizing The First Interstellar Meteor…

March 14, 2023 updates

The Science of Breaking Spacetime with a Wormhole https://thecosmical.com/how-can-we-break-spacetime-with-a-wormhole/ Pancosmorio (world limit) theory of the sustainability of human migration and settlement in space https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fspas.2023.1081340/full Planetary geodynamics and age constraints on…

March 13, 2023 Updates

Anatomy of rocky planets formed by rapid pebble accretion I. How icy pebbles determine the core fraction and FeO contents https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/03/aa42141-21/aa42141-21.html Constraining planetary mass-loss rates by simulating Parker wind profiles…

March 10, 2023 updates

Equivalence between simple multilayered and homogeneous laboratory-based rheological models in planetary science https://arxiv.org/abs/2303.05253 Orbital stability of two circumbinary planets around misaligned eccentric binaries https://arxiv.org/abs/2303.05379

March 09, 2023 updates

Large Interferometer For Exoplanets (LIFE): X. Assessing the Impact of Clouds on Atmospheric Retrievals at Mid-Infrared Wavelengths with a Venus-Twin Exoplanet https://arxiv.org/abs/2303.04727 Impact of Changing Stellar and Planetary Magnetic Fields…

March 08, 2023 updates

A low-eccentricity migration pathway for a 13-h-period Earth analogue in a four-planet system https://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/148283 Orbit-to-ground framework to decode and predict biosignature patterns in terrestrial analogues https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-022-01882-x The CARMENES search for…

March 07, 2023 Updates

Flares, Rotation, Activity Cycles, and a Magnetic Star–Planet Interaction Hypothesis for the Far-ultraviolet Emission of GJ 436 https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/acbbc8 Superhabitability of High-Obliquity and High-Eccentricity Planets https://arxiv.org/abs/2303.02188 The Influence of Tidal Heating…

March 06, 2023 updates

Space Travel: Human Cosmic Hitchhiker Concept https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-031-25340-9_3 Underlying Physics of Interstellar Travel https://www.researchgate.net/publication/368984536_Underlying_Physics_of_Interstellar_Travel

March 03, 2023 updates

Nitrogenase resurrection and the evolution of a singular enzymatic mechanism https://elifesciences.org/articles/85003 Constellations of co-orbital planets: horseshoe dynamics, long-term stability, transit timing variations, and potential as SETI beacons https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/stad643/7068089 Evolution of…

March 02, 2023 updates

The Fundamental Policy of First Contact https://www.preprints.org/manuscript/202302.0480/v1 Planetary population synthesis and the emergence of four classes of planetary system architectures https://link.springer.com/article/10.1140/epjp/s13360-023-03784-x Traversable wormhole without exotic matter https://arxiv.org/abs/2301.00724 Direct discovery of…

March 01, 2023 updates

How did life begin? One key ingredient is coming into view https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-023-00574-4 Exoplanet Exploration – Planets Beyond Our Solar System https://exoplanets.nasa.gov/ Astrobiology at NASA – Life in the Universe https://astrobiology.nasa.gov/…

February 28, 2023 updates

Matter/Anti-Matter Propulsion https://www.intechopen.com/online-first/86283 Photon-sail trajectories to exoplanet Proxima b using heteroclinic connections https://repository.tudelft.nl/islandora/object/uuid:f1784fa7-2c8c-47fb-b2a9-d79d1153aeef Feminism and gender in thinking about extraterrestrial intelligence https://www.cambridge.org/core/services/aop-cambridge-core/content/view/78244FB29F11869A7D4A39017A74549F Improving circumbinary planet detections by fitting their binary’s…

February 27, 2023 updates

The Emergence of Astrobiology: A Topic-Modeling Perspective https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/ast.2022.0122 Effect of macronutrient levels on Chlorella vulgaris cultivation for long duration spaceflights and space settlements https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0094576523000954 Observing M Dwarfs UV and optical…

February 24, 2023 updates

Planetary Orbit Eccentricity Trends (POET). I. The Eccentricity–Metallicity Trend for Small Planets Revealed by the LAMOST–Gaia–Kepler Sample https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/acb533 The Similar Seven: A Set of Very Alike Exoplanets to Test Correlations…

February 23, 2023 updates

Addressing Spaceflight Biology through the Lens of a Histologist–Embryologist https://www.mdpi.com/2075-1729/13/2/588 Outreach of an Exoplanet Research and the PLATO Space Mission in the Czech Republic https://dspace.cuni.cz/bitstream/handle/20.500.11956/179290/120438627.pdf Biosignature Line Ratios of in…

February 22, 2023 updates

The Habitability of Venus https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11214-023-00960-4 H2S and SO2 detectability in hot Jupiters – Sulphur species as indicators of metallicity and C/O ratio https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/02/aa44647-22/aa44647-22.html The CARMENES search for exoplanets around M…

February 21, 2023 updates

TOI-5205b: A Short-period Jovian Planet Transiting a Mid-M Dwarf https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/acabce Peering into the Young Planetary System AB Pic. Atmosphere, Orbit, Obliquity & Second Planetary Candidate https://arxiv.org/abs/2211.01474 Oxygenic photosynthetic responses of…

February 20, 2023 Updates

Estimating non-common path aberrations with an adaptive coronagraph https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/02/aa44602-22/aa44602-22.html Conflicting Models for the Origin of Life https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/book/10.1002/9781119555568 Hiding Dust around epsilon Eridani https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/acac83 Revising Properties of Planet-Host Binary Systems. III.…

February 17, 2023 updates

Takeout and Delivery: Erasing the Dusty Signature of Late-stage Terrestrial Planet Formation https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/acac8f The CARMENES search for exoplanets around M dwarfs. Line-by-line sensitivity to activity in M dwarfs https://arxiv.org/abs/2302.07916 Retrieval…

February 16, 2023 updates

The cold-trapping efficiency of water on airless planetary bodies https://www.researchsquare.com/article/rs-2432180/v1 Are we alone in the universe? https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/ucla-seti-group/are-we-alone-in-the-universe Large Interferometer For Exoplanets (LIFE) – VII. Practical implementation of a five-telescope kernel-nulling…

February 15, 2023 updates

Searching for ocean formation probability proxies in exoplanet databases – an astrogeological approach https://www.researchsquare.com/article/rs-2559202/v1 The Dynamical Consequences of a Super-Earth in the Solar System https://arxiv.org/abs/2302.06641 DIAmante TESS AutoRegressive Planet Search…

February 14, 2023 updates

Extraterrestrial Artificial Intelligence: The Final Existential Risk? https://www.iza.org/publications/dp/15924/extraterrestrial-artificial-intelligence-the-final-existential-risk From Protosolar Space to Space Exploration: The Role of Graphene in Space Technology and Economy https://www.mdpi.com/2079-4991/13/4/680 Interstellar Objects From Broken Dyson Spheres…

February 13, 2023 Updates

Peering into the young planetary system AB Pic https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/02/aa44294-22/aa44294-22.html Analyzing the engineering feasibility of the direct fusion drive https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0094576523000632 EXPLANATION: Exoplanet and Transient Events Investigation Project https://link.springer.com/article/10.1134/S1990341322040186 FluxCT: A Web…

February 10, 2023 updates

KA Observatory (SKAO): A guide to the soon-to-be largest radio telescopes in the world https://www.space.com/square-kilometre-array-observatory-skao Synergies Between Venus & Exoplanetary Observations https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11214-023-00953-3 Impact of Correlated Noise on the Mass Precision…

February 09, 2023 updates

A full transit of ν2 Lupi d and the search for an exomoon in its Hill sphere with CHEOPS https://arxiv.org/abs/2302.01853 Civilization Scale According To The Speed Of Light https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Remzi-Yildirim/publication/367117268_2-Final-Mod-B12011224/links/63c19cefd9fb5967c2d34066/2-Final-Mod-B12011224.pdf Nonthermal…

February 09, 2023 updates

A full transit of ν2 Lupi d and the search for an exomoon in its Hill sphere with CHEOPS https://arxiv.org/abs/2302.01853 Civilization Scale According To The Speed Of Light https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Remzi-Yildirim/publication/367117268_2-Final-Mod-B12011224/links/63c19cefd9fb5967c2d34066/2-Final-Mod-B12011224.pdf Nonthermal…

February 08, 2023 updates

Updated characterization of long-period single companion by combining radial velocity, relative astrometry, and absolute astrometry https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/02/aa45396-22/aa45396-22.html The Roasting Marshmallows Program with IGRINS on Gemini South I: Composition and Climate of…

February 07, 2023 updates

Large Interferometer for Exoplanets: VIII. Where Is the Phosphine? Observing Exoplanetary PH3 with a Space-Based Mid-Infrared Nulling Interferometer https://liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/ast.2022.0010 Specular Reflections from Artificial Surfaces as Technosignature https://liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/ast.2022.0101 High-Gain Antenna for…

February 06, 2023 Updates

Large Interferometer For Exoplanets (LIFE) VII. Practical implementation of a five-telescope kernel-nulling beam combiner with a discussion on instrumental uncertainties and redundancy benefits https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/02/aa43863-22/aa43863-22.html Supernovae might be a good cue…

February 03, 2023 updates

TESS Hunt for Young and Maturing Exoplanets (THYME). IX. A 27 Myr Extended Population of Lower Centaurus Crux with a Transiting Two-planet System https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/aca8fc Hubble Space Telescope Transmission Spectroscopy for…

February 02, 2023 updates

The tidal excitation of r modes in a solar type star orbited by a giant planet companion and the effect on orbital evolution I: The aligned case https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/stad358/7022329 High-eccentricity Migration…

February 01, 2023 updates

Watch distant worlds dance around their sun https://news.northwestern.edu/stories/2023/01/watch-distant-worlds-dance-around-their-sun/ Mission Architecture to Reach and Operate at the Focal Region of the Solar Gravitational Lens https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/10.2514/1.A35493 Bend-Forming of Large Electrostatically Actuated Space…

January 31, 2023 updates

Statistical Correlations of Exoplanet Eccentricities https://escholarship.org/uc/item/7vs305b6 A deep-learning search for technosignatures from 820 nearby stars https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-022-01872-z Propulsion and Power from Cylindrical and Spherical Magneto-inertial Fusion Plasmas https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/10.2514/6.2023-0554 Direct driving of…

January 30 2023 Updates

Two temperate Earth-mass planets orbiting the nearby star GJ 1002 https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/02/aa44991-22/aa44991-22.html A kinematically detected planet candidate in a transition disk https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/02/aa45381-22/aa45381-22.html Effects of turbulent diffusion and back-reaction on the dust…

January 27, 2023 updates

The McDonald Accelerating Stars Survey: Architecture of the Ancient Five-planet Host System Kepler-444 https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/aca88c Comparative study of nearly-grazing and fully-grazing exoplanet system parameters derived with TESS and ground-based instruments https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/asna.20220075…

January 26, 2023 updates

EM Propulsive Force Mode l using Rabi Successive Filtering for Warp Speed Drive https://journal.eeaat.or.th/home/images/v8n2/1_Final_EM-Propulsive-Force-Mode-l.pdf Technosignatures: Frameworks for Their Assessment https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/acaca0 Multi-epoch detections of the extended atmosphere and transmission spectra of…

January 25, 2023 updates

Measuring the variability of directly imaged exoplanets using vector Apodizing Phase Plates combined with ground-based differential spectrophotometry https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article/doi/10.1093/mnras/stad249/7000847 VaTEST II: Statistical Validation of 16 Exoplanets of TESS https://arxiv.org/abs/2301.09865 Atmospheric Chemistry…

January 24, 2023 updates

Simultaneous gas accretion onto a pair of giant planets: Impact on their final mass and on the protoplanetary disk structure https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/01/aa44988-22/aa44988-22.html ESA-Ariel Data Challenge NeurIPS 2022: Introduction to exo-atmospheric studies…

January 23, 2023 updates

Autonomous navigation in deep space using optical measurements of unresolved planets and stars https://dspace.rpi.edu/handle/20.500.13015/6342 The Dynamics of Interstellar Laser Sails https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/10.2514/6.2023-0552 Examining the orbital decay targets KELT-9 b, KELT-16 b,…

January 20, 2023 updates

Chasing nomadic worlds: Opening up the space between the stars https://www.centauri-dreams.org/2022/12/28/chasing-nomadic-worlds-opening-up-the-space-between-the-stars/ Finding order in planetary architectures https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-023-01895-0 The Dynamics of Interstellar Laser Sails https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/10.2514/6.2023-0552 Fast Transit Interstellar Probe Mission with…

January 19, 2023 Updates

The Giant Accreting Protoplanet Survey (GAPlanetS): Optimization Techniques for Robust Detections of Protoplanets https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/aca60d Revisiting mass-radius relationships for exoplanet populations: a machine learning insight https://arxiv.org/abs/2301.07143 The JWST Early Release Science…

January 18, 2023 updates

DREAM – I. Orbital architecture orrery https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2023/01/aa45004-22/aa45004-22.html Low-rank plus sparse trajectory decomposition for direct exoplanet imaging https://arxiv.org/abs/2301.07018 Polarized Signatures of a Habitable World: Comparing Models of an Exoplanet Earth with…

January 17, 2023 updates

Laser desorption mass spectrometry with an Orbitrap analyser for in situ astrobiology https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-022-01866-x A Mixed Stirring Mechanism for Debris Discs with Giant and Dwarf Planetary Perturbations https://arxiv.org/abs/2301.05265 Nonprofit Adopt a…

January 16, 2023 Updates

An analysis of interstellar exploration focused on propulsion technologies https://jhss.scholasticahq.com/article/66203 The W&T Realpolitik Scenario and Contact With Extraterrestrial Intelligence: A Reply to Wright et al. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0265964622000625 Multiverse Predictions for Habitability:…

January 13, 2023 updates

NASA starts designing futuristic space telescope to hunt for alien Earthshttps://www.space.com/habitable-worlds-observatory-first-glimpse NASA unveils initial plan for multibillion-dollar telescope to find life on alien worldshttps://www.science.org/content/article/nasa-unveils-initial-plan-multibillion-dollar-telescope-find-life-alien-worlds Formation of rocky super-earths from a…

January 12, 2023 updates

Alcubierre warp drive in spherical coordinates with some matter configurations https://link.springer.com/article/10.1140/epjc/s10052-022-11091-5 TESS Giants Transiting Giants. III. An Eccentric Warm Jupiter Supports a Period−Eccentricity Relation for Giant Planets Transiting Evolved Stars…

January 11, 2023 updates

Mapping the structure of the planetary 2:1 mean motion resonance: the TOI-216, K2-24, and HD27894 systems https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10569-022-10112-5 Meteorite Parent Body Aqueous Alteration Simulations of Interstellar Residue Analogs https://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acsearthspacechem.2c00274 Exoplanet Watch…

January 10, 2023 updates

Refined MagSail thrust model for preliminary mission design and trajectory optimization https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S127096382300010X The Abundance of Belatedly Habitable Planets and Ambiguities in Definitions of the Continuously Habitable Zone https://arxiv.org/abs/2301.02961 Optical Properties…

January 09, 2023 Updates

Affordances From Outer Space: Forms of Life, Material Engagement, and Meaning within Space Exploration and SETI https://psyarxiv.com/9frzj/ The Colorado Ultraviolet Transit Experiment (CUTE) Mission Overview https://arxiv.org/abs/2301.02250 A framework for the…