06Aug/19

August 6, 2019 updates

Parameterizing the Search Space of Starshade Fuel Costs for Optimal Observation Schedules https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/10.2514/1.G003747 Space travel might fry your brain, causing permanent learning and memory problems https://phys.org/news/2019-08-space-brain-permanent-memory-problems.html New concerns for neurocognitive function during

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05Aug/19

August 5, 2019 updates

E.T. Hunt Shouldn’t Be Limited to Earth-like Life, Scientists Say https://www.space.com/alien-life-hunt-not-limited-earth-like-life.html TESS Science Conference I https://tsc.mit.edu/ TESS Science Conference I Live http://web.mit.edu/webcast/tess/sum19/ Community Involvement in the WFIRST Exoplanet Microlensing Survey https://arxiv.org/abs/1908.00548 The

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02Aug/19

August 2, 2019 updates

Shining (Star)light on the Search for Life https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2019/shining-starlight-on-the-search-for-life The uncertainty of detecting planets https://phys.org/news/2019-08-uncertainty-planets.html Analytical Solution for the Three-Dimensional Motion of a Circumbinary Planet Around a Binary Star https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1384107619302003 An Exo-Kuiper Belt

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01Aug/19

August 1, 2019 updates

Interstellar Probe: Highway to the stars https://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EPSC-DPS2019/EPSC-DPS2019-1093-1.pdf A Conceptual Framework for Breakthrough Technologies https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/proceedings-of-the-international-conference-on-engineering-design/article/conceptual-framework-for-breakthrough-technologies/FAF1912C994C1ED73E834685BC94DFDC Preliminary Calculations of Particle Bombardment Physics due to Dust and Charged Particles in the Interstellar Medium on the

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29Jul/19

July 29, 2019 updates

Coronagraphic phase diversity through residual turbulence: performance study and experimental validation https://academic.oup.com/mnras/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/mnras/stz1986/5538847 A Possible Scenario for the Random Transiter EPIC 249706694/HD 139139 https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2515-5172/ab346a Calibration of quasi-static aberrations in exoplanet direct-imaging instruments with

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26Jul/19

July 26, 2019 updates

Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometry: Applications for the In Situ Measurement of Nonvolatile Organics at Ocean Worlds https://liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/ast.2018.1961 NASA’s TESS Mission Completes First Year of Survey, Turns to Northern Sky https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2019/nasa-s-tess-mission-completes-first-year-of-survey-turns-to-northern-sky Atmospheric characterization

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25Jul/19

July 25, 2019 updates

Obliquity Evolution of the Potentially Habitable Exoplanet Kepler-62f https://arxiv.org/abs/1710.08052 The GAPS Programme with HARPS-N at TNG XIX. Atmospheric Rossiter-McLaughlin effect and improved parameters of KELT-9b https://arxiv.org/abs/1907.10078 Revisiting Kepler-444 Part I. Seismic modelling

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