Short items of interest to the interstellar exploration community.

20Aug/19

August 20, 2019 updates

DMPP-2: The radial velocity discovery of a giant planet orbiting a bright pulsating star http://physics.open.ac.uk/~ajnorton/papers/DMPP2.pdf Planet formation and stability in polar circumbinary discs https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/abs/2019/08/aa33976-18/aa33976-18.html OGLE-2018-BLG-1011Lb,c: Microlensing Planetary System with Two Giant Planets

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15Aug/19

August 15, 2019 updates

Different Is More: The Value of Finding an Inhabited Planet That Is Far from Earth2.0 https://liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/ast.2018.1833 Assessing the Intrinsic Uncertainty and Structural Stability of Planetary Models: 1) Parameterized Thermal‐Tectonic History Models https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2019JE005918

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14Aug/19

August 15, 2019 updates

Telescopes in Hawaii reopen after deal with protesters https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/08/telescopes-hawaii-reopen-after-deal-protesters Follow That Planet! How Astronomers Chase New Worlds in TESS Data https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2019/follow-that-planet-how-astronomers-chase-new-worlds-in-tess-data Kepler Object of Interest Network III. Kepler-82f: a new non-transiting 21

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13Aug/19

August 13, 2019 updates

Resonant Laplace-Lagrange theory for extrasolar systems in mean-motion resonance https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10569-019-9913-5 Biofluorescent Worlds I: Global Biological Fluorescence as a Biosignature https://arxiv.org/abs/1908.04089 Biofluorescent Worlds – II. Biological fluorescence induced by stellar UV flares, a

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12Aug/19

August 12, 2019 updates

Maximizing specific energy by breeding deuterium https://arxiv.org/abs/1908.00834 A Long-Term Vision for Space-Based Interferometry https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20190028276.pdf Phobos LIFE (Living Interplanetary Flight Experiment) https://liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/ast.2018.1904 Hidden Concepts in the History and Philosophy of Origins-of-Life Studies: a

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08Aug/19

August 8, 2019 updates

Intrinsic Climate Cooling https://liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/ast.2018.1942 Search for gas from the disintegrating rocky exoplanet K2-22b https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/abs/2019/08/aa34433-18/aa34433-18.html Pileups and Migration Rates for Planets in Low Mass Disks https://arxiv.org/abs/1908.02326 The Mid-InfraRed Exo-planet CLimate Explorer MIRECLE: Exploring

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