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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June 17, 2022 Updates

An Integrative Analysis of the Rich Planetary System of the Nearby Star e Eridani: Ideal Targets for Exoplanet Imaging and Biosignature Searches
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/ac6f58

EOS-ESTM: A flexible climate model for habitable exoplanets
https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/stac1642/6609498?redirectedFrom=fulltext

Did a giant radio telescope in China just discover aliens? Not so FAST…
https://theconversation.com/did-a-giant-radio-telescope-in-china-just-discover-aliens-not-so-fast-185165

June 16, 2022 updates

The strong suppression of Galactic cosmic rays reaching AU Mic b, c and Prox Cen b
https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/stac1624/6608871

EXOMOL photodissociation cross sections I: HCl and HF
https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article/doi/10.1093/mnras/stac1634/6608873

CHES: An astrometry mission searching for nearby habitable planets
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2666675822000662

Atmospheric Overturning Circulation on Dry, Tidally-locked Rocky Planets is Mainly Driven by Radiative Cooling
https://arxiv.org/abs/2206.07249

Characterizing and Mitigating the Impact of Telluric Absorption in Precise Radial Velocities
https://arxiv.org/abs/2206.07287

Detailed abundances of the wide pairs of stars with and without planets: the binary systems 16 Cyg and HD 219542
https://arxiv.org/abs/2206.07463

Detailed stellar activity analysis and modelling of GJ 832: Reassessment of the putative habitable zone planet GJ 832c
https://arxiv.org/abs/2206.07552

TOI-3714 b and TOI-3629 b: Two gas giants transiting M dwarfs confirmed with HPF and NEID
https://arxiv.org/abs/2201.09963

June 15, 2022 updates

Methods of Low-Density Gas Simulation in the Context of Beamed Propulsion Techniques
http://ericanthonycomstock.com/EA%20important%20papers/Eric%20A%20Comstock%20Spring%202022%20Research%20Paper.pdf

Medical Countermeasures for the Hematopoietic-Subsyndrome of Acute Radiation Syndrome in Space
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S2214552422000372

Godel Time Travel With Warp Drive Propulsion
http://www.ptep-online.com/2022/PP-63-13.PDF

Proposed energy-metabolisms cannot explain the atmospheric chemistry of Venus
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-022-30804-8

Exoplanet atmospheres at high resolution through a modest-size telescope – Fe II in MASCARA-2b and KELT-9b with FIES on the Nordic Optical Telescope
https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2022/06/aa42787-21/aa42787-21.html

OGLE-2018-BLG-0799Lb: a q ∼ 2.7 × 10−3 planet with Spitzer parallax
https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/stac1631/6608283

Identifying Exoplanets’ Potentiality for Life in Habitable Zones: Giving New Dimension to Cosmological
https://www.essoar.org/doi/10.1002/essoar.10511522.1

Stellar limb darkening. I. A new MPS-ATLAS library for Kepler, TESS, CHEOPS, and PLATO passbands
https://arxiv.org/abs/2206.06641

ET White Paper: To Find the First Earth 2.0
https://arxiv.org/abs/2206.06693

Eclipse timing variations in post-common envelope binaries: Are they a reliable indicator of circumbinary companions?
https://arxiv.org/abs/2206.06919

The Fermi paradox: Impact of astrophysical processes and dynamical evolution
https://arxiv.org/abs/2206.06967

June 14, 2022 updates

Gaia DR3 astrometric orbit determination with Markov Chain Monte Carlo and Genetic Algorithms. Systems with stellar, substellar, and planetary mass companions
https://arxiv.org/abs/2206.05439

Gaia Data Release 3: A Golden Sample of Astrophysical Parameters
https://arxiv.org/abs/2206.05870

Exoplanet two square degree survey with SAO RAS robotic facilities
https://arxiv.org/abs/2206.06030

Study of atmospheres in the solar system, from stellar occultation or planetary transit
https://arxiv.org/abs/2206.06236

TESS Hunt for Young and Maturing Exoplanets (THYME) VII : Membership, rotation, and lithium in the young cluster Group-X and a new young exoplanet
https://arxiv.org/abs/2206.06254

June 13, 2022 updates

Panspermia versus Abiogenesis: A Clash of Cultures
https://www.panspermia.org/panspermia_versus_abiogenesis2022.pdf

Using HITRAN to model opacities for planetary atmospheres: Test case of microwave spectra of NH3, SO2 and PH3
https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/stac1582/6605920

SETI in 2021
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0094576522002867

Apsidal Alignment and Anti-Alignment of Planets in Mean-Motion Resonance: Disk-Driven Migration and Eccentricity Driving
https://arxiv.org/abs/2206.04810

EOS-ESTM: A flexible climate model for habitable exoplanets
https://arxiv.org/abs/2206.05151