12Feb/20

February 12, 2020 updates

Prospects for Interstellar Propulsion https://ntrs.nasa.gov/search.jsp?R=20200000759&hterms=Prospects+Interstellar+Propulsion A Sub-Neptune-sized Planet Transiting the M2.5 Dwarf G 9-40: Validation with the Habitable-zone Planet Finder https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/ab5f15 Advances in Deep Space Exploration via Simulators & Deep Learning https://arxiv.org/abs/2002.04051

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11Feb/20

February 11, 2020 updates

What is Paradoxical About ‘Fermi’s Paradox’? https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10441-020-09376-x Improving transit characterisation with Gaussian process modelling of stellar variability https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/abs/2020/02/aa36086-19/aa36086-19.html Atmospheric Erosion by Giant Impacts onto Terrestrial Planets https://arxiv.org/abs/2002.02977 Propulsion of Spacecrafts to Relativistic

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10Feb/20

February 10, 2020 updates

Case Study of an Interstellar Mission to Luhman 16: Unmanned Interstellar Probe Powered by Gas Core Nuclear Reactors https://www.researchgate.net/publication/337000501_Case_Study_of_an_Interstellar_Mission_to_Luhman_16_Unmanned_Interstellar_Probe_Powered_by_Gas_Core_Nuclear_Reactors On A Hypothetical Mechanism of Interstellar Life Transfer Trough Nomadic Objects https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11084-020-09591-z A

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07Feb/20

February 7, 2020 updates

Deep Space (Treaty) Exploration: Reviving Today’s Obsolete Space Treaties https://digitalcommons.law.msu.edu/ilr/vol28/iss1/1/ How the Privatization of Space Exploration Will Positively Effect Humanity https://jenacrangnow.wordpress.com/2019/01/06/the-privatization-of-space-exploration/ Artificial versus Biological Intelligence in the Cosmos: Clues from a Stochastic

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06Feb/20

February 6, 2020 updates

Surfing a Supernova https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/surfing-a-supernova/ The origin of life as a planetary phenomenon https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/6/6/eaax3419 Effects of an intrinsic magnetic field on ion loss from ancient Mars based on multispecies MHD simulations https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2019JA026945 A

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05Feb/20

February 5, 2020 updates

Immune recognition of putative alien microbial structures: Host–pathogen interactions in the age of space travel https://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1008153 Light Sailing into the Great Beyond https://www.osapublishing.org/opn/abstract.cfm?uri=opn-31-2-30 Traversable wormholes in R+αRn gravity https://link.springer.com/article/10.1140/epjc/s10052-019-7587-5 The Breakthrough Listen

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30Jan/20

January 30, 2020 updates

Cheops opens its eye to the sky https://www.esa.int/Science_Exploration/Space_Science/Cheops/Cheops_opens_its_eye_to_the_sky KIDSpec: An MKID-Based Medium-Resolution, Integral Field Spectrograph https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10909-020-02347-z Starshade formation flying I: optical sensing https://arxiv.org/abs/2001.10575 Detection of the phase curve and occultation of WASP-100b

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