Interstellar Updates

 

These are items of interest to the interstellar exploration community that we’ve found in our quest for information that will help us advance toward our goals.  If you know of anything we’ve overlooked, or any sources of such information we should monitor, or if you would like to be added to our IRG-updates mailing list and receive these updates in you email every weekday, please send that information to info@irg.space.

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May 15, 2024 updates

Detection of an Earth-sized exoplanet orbiting the nearby ultracool dwarf star SPECULOOS-3
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-024-02271-2

Secular evolution of resonant planets in the coplanar case – Application to the systems HD 73526 and HD 31527
https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2024/05/aa48378-23/aa48378-23.html

Occurrence Rates of Exosatellites Orbiting 3-30MJup Hosts from 44 Spitzer Light Curves
https://arxiv.org/abs/2405.08116

Stellar Characterization and a Chromospheric Activity Analysis of a K2 Sample of Planet-Hosting Stars
https://arxiv.org/abs/2405.08128

May 14, 2024 updates

An extended low-density atmosphere around the Jupiter-sized planet WASP-193 b
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1038/s41550-024-02259-y

Stellar Wind and the Efficiency of Plasma Radio Emission from Exoplanets
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1134/S1063773724600188

A new treatment of telluric and stellar features for medium-resolution spectroscopy and molecular mapping – Application to the abundance determination on β Pic b
https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2024/05/aa47068-23/aa47068-23.html

A MIRI Search for Planets and Dust around WD 2149+021
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/ad374c

Revealing the dynamical properties of Jupiter-size exoplanets on elliptic orbits
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0960077924005216

A remarkable mistake III. Interstellar Flight Feasibility Analysis according to the new equations and Bassard’s idea.
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/380374922_A_remarkable_mistake_III_Interstellar_Flight_Feasibility_Analysis_according_to_the_new_equations_and_Bassard%27s_idea

Searching for Free-Floating Planets with TESS: A Few Words of Clarification
https://arxiv.org/abs/2405.06735

Exoplanet Transit Spectroscopy with JWST NIRSpec: Diagnostics and Homogeneous Case Study of WASP-39 b
https://arxiv.org/abs/2405.06737

TOI-2447 b / NGTS-29 b: a 69-day Saturn around a Solar analogue
https://arxiv.org/abs/2405.07367

KMT-2023-BLG-1866Lb: Microlensing super-Earth around an M dwarf host
https://arxiv.org/abs/2405.07514

May 13, 2024 Updates

Searching for Alien Earths: Newest Insights and Adventures
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2024ESS…..530301K/abstract

The Winding Road from Origin to Emergence (of Life)
https://www.mdpi.com/2075-1729/14/5/607

Three short-period Earth-sized planets around M dwarfs discovered by TESS: TOI-5720b, TOI-6008b and TOI-6086b
https://arxiv.org/abs/2405.06350

ExoplANETS-A: A VO database for host stars and planetary systems: The effect of XUV on planet atmospheres
https://arxiv.org/abs/2405.06577

The Coupled Impacts of Atmospheric Composition and Obliquity on the Climate Dynamics of TRAPPIST-1e
https://arxiv.org/abs/2405.06615

Exoplanet Transit Spectroscopy with JWST NIRSpec: Diagnostics and Homogeneous Case Study of WASP-39 b
https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article/doi/10.1093/mnras/stae1230/7670622?searchresult=1

Diffractive Sail Trajectory Analysis with Constant Inertial Attitude
https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/10.2514/1.G008136

May 10, 2024 updates

A Review of Wormhole Stabilization in f(R) Gravity Theories
https://www.preprints.org/manuscript/202405.0451/v1

Prebiotic membrane structures mimic the morphology of alleged early traces of life on Earth
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1038/s43247-024-01372-0

VaTEST III: Validation of eight potential super-earths from TESS data
https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/publications-of-the-astronomical-society-of-australia/article/abs/vatest-iii-validation-of-eight-potential-superearths-from-tess-data/3E058C6C75D748F4F762D074D84514A7

Where Are the Water Worlds? Identifying Exo-water-worlds Using Models of Planet Formation and Atmospheric Evolution
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/ad3802

The Detection of a Possible Exoplanet Orbiting KIC 1718360 Using Machine Learning
https://arxiv.org/abs/2405.05282

The Hot Jupiter Radius Anomaly and Stellar Connections
https://arxiv.org/abs/2405.05307

Abundances of Elements in Solar Systems
https://arxiv.org/abs/2405.05324

Resonant chains in triple-planetary systems
https://arxiv.org/abs/2405.05362

Carbon cycle instability for high-CO2 exoplanets: Implications for habitability
https://arxiv.org/abs/2405.05396

May 09, 2024 updates

A secondary atmosphere on the rocky Exoplanet 55 Cancri e
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-024-07432-x

Characterization of the regimes of hydrodynamic escape from low-mass exoplanets
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1038/s41550-024-02269-w

This Earth-like exoplanet is the first confirmed to have an atmosphere
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-024-01332-w

Modeling of the Exoplanet HAT-P-11b Magnetosphere
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1134/S1063772924700045

Detectability of Solar Panels as a Technosignature
https://arxiv.org/abs/2405.04560

Characterizing Exoplanetary Atmospheres: New Views on Exoplanet Composition and Chemistry
https://arxiv.org/abs/2405.04587

Likelihood and appearance of life beyond the Earth: An astronomical perspective
https://arxiv.org/abs/2405.05115