April 5, 2018 updates

An Empirical Planetesimal Belt Radius – Stellar Luminosity Relation
https://arxiv.org/abs/1804.01094

Formation of Planetary Populations I: Metallicity & Envelope Opacity Effects
https://arxiv.org/abs/1804.01148

Interstellar communication. X. The colors of optical SETI
https://arxiv.org/abs/1804.01249

Interstellar communication. XI. Short pulse duration limits of optical SETI
https://arxiv.org/abs/1804.01251

Signatures of Young Planets in the Continuum Emission From Protostellar Disks
https://arxiv.org/abs/1608.05123

April 4, 2018 updates

Giant Planets: Good Neighbors for Habitable Worlds?
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/aaaf72

On the Biohabitability of M-dwarf Planets
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/aaae6e

Exploring H2O Prominence in Reflection Spectra of Cool Giant Planets
https://arxiv.org/abs/1804.00662

The direct imaging search for Earth 2.0: Quantifying biases and planetary false positives
https://arxiv.org/abs/1804.00699

Formation of close-in super-Earths in evolving protoplanetary disks due to disk winds
https://arxiv.org/abs/1804.01070

April 3, 2018 updates

Astrobiology, Discovery, and Societal Impact
https://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=lang_en&id=nSVTDwAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PA1&dq=interstellar+exploration&ots=AAuWewmA-1&sig=vf_I5XTST6vFRhhEYoOF8nEW6Do#v=onepage&q=interstellar%20exploration&f=false
http://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/physics/computational-science-and-modelling/astrobiology-discovery-and-societal-impact?format=HB&isbn=9781108426763

Planetary Systems and the Origins of Life
https://epdf.tips/planetary-systems-and-the-origins-of-life-cambridge-astrobiology.html

General Relativistic Gravity Machine using Electromagneto-Torsion Field
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Mario_Pinheiro/publication/323935548_General_Relativistic_Gravity_Machine_using_Electromagneto-Torsion_Field/links/5ab38489aca27217100261c3/General-Relativistic-Gravity-Machine-using-Electromagneto-Torsion-Field.pdf

The physics and chemistry of planetary atmospheres
http://eas.unige.ch/EWASS2018/session.jsp?id=S10

The Alpha Centauri system as a benchmark for stellar and planetary systems
http://eas.unige.ch/EWASS2018/session.jsp?id=SS27

Temperate super-Earths/mini-Neptunes around M/K dwarfs Consist of 2 Populations Distinguished by Their Atmospheres
https://arxiv.org/abs/1804.00071

The diverse lives of massive protoplanets in self-gravitating discs
https://arxiv.org/abs/1804.00583

Independent Discovery of a Sub-Earth in the Habitable Zone Around a Very Close Solar-Mass Star
https://arxiv.org/abs/1804.00419

Assessing the Habitability of the TRAPPIST-1 System Using a 3D Climate Model
https://arxiv.org/abs/1703.05815

A search for technosignatures from 14 planetary systems in the Kepler field with the Green Bank Telescope at 1.15-1.73 GHz
https://arxiv.org/abs/1802.01081

April 2, 2018 updates

PROCSIMA: Diffractionless Beamed Propulsion for Breakthrough Interstellar Missions
https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/spacetech/niac/2018_Phase_I_Phase_II/PROCSIMA

Update on the Worsening Particle Radiation Environment Observed by CRaTER and Implications for Future Human Deepā€Space Exploration
https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2017SW001803

Kepler’s Earth-like Planets Should Not Be Confirmed Without Independent Detection: The Case of Kepler-452b
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.11307

Dicover and access GAPS Time Series: prototyping for interoperability
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.11429

Super-Earths in need for Extremly Big Rockets
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.11384

March 30, 2018 updates

Computer-aided discovery of debris disk candidates: A case study using the Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) catalog
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2213133717300197

High-energy environment of super-Earth 55 Cnc e I: Far-UV chromospheric variability as a possible tracer of planet-induced coronal rain
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.10783

Improving the Accuracy of Planet Occurrence Rates from Kepler using Approximate Bayesian Computation
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.10787

OGLE-2017-BLG-0482Lb: A Microlensing Super-Earth Orbiting a Low-mass Host Star
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.10830

The linear theory of tidally excited spiral density waves: application to CV and circumplanetary disks
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.10921

Exoplanet Catalogues
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.11158

Ejection of rocky and icy material from binary star systems: Implications for the origin and composition of 1I/`Oumuamua
https://arxiv.org/abs/1712.04435

March 29, 2018 updates

Worlds First Interstellar Summer School Announced
https://i4is.org/worlds-first-summer-interstellar-summer-school-announced/

Breakthrough Discuss Conference 2018
http://breakthroughinitiatives.org/events/discuss

MBR Space Settlement Challenge
https://www.guaana.com/funding/grants/mbrchallenge/details

First space mission dedicated to exoplanet atmospheres gets green light
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-03445-5

Dynamical Analysis of the Circumprimary Planet in the Eccentric Binary System HD 59686
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/aab439

Investigating Planet Formation and Evolutionary Processes with Short-Period Exoplanets
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.10293

A periodic configuration of the Kepler-25 planetary system?
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.10285

A brief overview of planet formation
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.10526

March 28, 2018 updates

WFIRST work continues despite budget and schedule uncertainty
http://spacenews.com/wfirst-work-continues-despite-budget-and-schedule-uncertainty/

An Earth-sized exoplanet with a Mercury-like composition
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-018-0420-5

A Universal Break in the Planet-to-star Mass-ratio Function of Kepler MKG Stars
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2041-8213/aab6ac

Distinguishing the albedo of exoplanets from stellar activity
https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/abs/2018/03/aa31206-17/aa31206-17.html

Shifting of the resonance location for planets embedded in circumstellar disks
https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/abs/2018/03/aa32070-17/aa32070-17.html

Dynamical models to explain observations with SPHERE in planetary systems with double debris belts
https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/abs/2018/03/aa31426-17/aa31426-17.html

Systematic Search for Rings around Kepler Planet Candidates: Constraints on Ring Size and Occurrence Rate
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.09114

A New Desalination Pump Help Define the pH of Ocean Worlds
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.08937

Global-Mean Vertical Tracer Mixing in Planetary Atmospheres
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.09149

Influence of stellar structure, evolution and rotation on the tidal damping of exoplanetary spin-orbit angles
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.09661

Orbital alignment of circumbinary planets that form in misaligned circumbinary discs: the case of Kepler-413b
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.10061

Eccentricities and Inclinations of Multi-Planet Systems with External Perturbers
https://arxiv.org/abs/1801.06220

March 27, 2018 updates

Life in the Universe
https://smartech.gatech.edu/handle/1853/59430

Geocentrism and the Astrobiological Context of the Human Condition
http://geopolicraticus.tumblr.com/post/172303464882/geocentrism-and-the-astrobiological-context-of-the

NASA reveals major delay for $8-billion Hubble successor
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-03863-5

Decrease in Hysteresis of Planetary Climate for Planets with Long Solar Days
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/aaa70f

March 26, 2018 updates

New Assumptions to Guide SETI Research
https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20180001925.pdf

The Relation Between Arrested Civilizations and Their Biospheres
http://geopolicraticus.tumblr.com/post/172215561112/the-relation-between-arrested-civilizations-and

OSIRIS-REx Encounters Earth: Signatures of a Habitable World
https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2018/pdf/1240.pdf

A comprehensive understanding of planet formation is required for assessing planetary habitability and for the search for life
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.08682

Atmospheric mass loss of extrasolar planets orbiting magnetically active host stars
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.08684

Understanding Stellar Contamination in Exoplanet Transmission Spectra as an Essential Step in Small Planet Characterization
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.08708

An accurate mass determination for Kepler-1655b, a moderately-irradiated world with a significant volatile envelope
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.08820

Formation of Terrestrial Planets
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.08830

Criterion for the Onset of Chaos in Systems of Two Eccentric Planets
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.08510

The WFIRST Exoplanet Microlensing Survey
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.08564

Classification of simulated radio signals using Wide Residual Networks for use in the search for extra-terrestrial intelligence
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.08624

March 23, 2018 updates

Fingerprinting Non-Terran Biosignatures
https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/ast.2017.1712

Organic Haze as a Biosignature in Anoxic Earth-like Atmospheres
https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/ast.2017.1666

The Effect of Varying Atmospheric Pressure upon Habitability and Biosignatures of Earth-like Planets
https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/ast.2016.1632

The Habitability of Proxima Centauri b: Environmental States and Observational Discriminants
https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/ast.2016.1589

Detection of the closest Jovian exoplanet in the Epsilon Indi triple system
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.08163

Gaian bottlenecks and planetary habitability maintained by evolving model biospheres: The ExoGaia model
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.08063

Clear and Cloudy Exoplanet Forecasts for JWST: Maps, Retrieved Composition and Constraints on Formation with MIRI and NIRCam
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.08173

Detection of Alpha Centauri at radio wavelengths: chromospheric emission and search for star-planet interaction
https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.08338