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 TVIW-updates mailing list and receive these updates in you email every weekday, please send that information to info@tviw.us.

 

March 25, 2019 updates

Looking for Lurkers
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.09582

HD 213885b: A transiting 1-day-period super-Earth with an Earth-like composition around a bright (V=7.9) star unveiled by TESS
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.07694

Terran World Spectral Simulator
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1538-3873/ab0480

Understanding Exoplanet Atmospheres with UV Observations I: NUV and Blue/Optical
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.09150

The Metal-Rich Atmosphere of the Neptune HAT-P-26b
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.09151

eleanor: An open-source tool for extracting light curves from the TESS Full-Frame Images
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.09152

Precise radial velocities of giant stars. XII. Evidence against the proposed planet Aldebaran b
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.09157

Characterizing the Atmospheres of Irradiated Exoplanets at High Spectral Resolution
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.09173

The Weird Detector: Flagging periodic, coherent signals of arbitrary shape in time series photometry
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.09213

Qatar Exoplanet Survey: Qatar-8b, 9b and 10b — A Hot Saturn and Two Hot Jupiters
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.09258

Imaging Cool Giant Planets in Reflected Light: Science Investigations and Synergy with Habitable Planets
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.09322

On possible types of magnetospheres of hot Jupiters
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.09459

The role of dissipative evolution for three-planet, near-resonant extrasolar systems
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.09474

Detecting Earth-like Biosignatures on Rocky Exoplanets around Nearby Stars with Ground-based Extremely Large Telescopes
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.09523

The Pointing Limits of Transiting Exoplanet Light Curve Characterization with Pixel Level De-correlation
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.09629

Self-stabilizing laser sails based on optical metasurfaces
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.09077

High-Drag Interstellar Objects And Galactic Dynamical Streams
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.09496

March 21, 2019 updates

An Astrobiology Strategy for the Search for Life in the Universe
https://www.nap.edu/catalog/25252/an-astrobiology-strategy-for-the-search-for-life-in-the-universe

Understanding Gaia
https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-11449-7

Testing the value of artificial gravity for astronaut health
https://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Human_and_Robotic_Exploration/Testing_the_value_of_artificial_gravity_for_astronaut_health

Measurement of the Free-Floating Planet Mass Function with Simultaneous Euclid and WFIRST Microlensing Parallax Observations
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.08180

Masses and Distances of Planetary Microlens Systems with High Angular Resolution Imaging
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.08185

Spectroscopic Transit Search: a self-calibrating method for detecting planets around bright stars
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.08186

Wide-Orbit Exoplanet Demographics
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.08187

The Scientific Context of WFIRST Microlensing in the 2020s
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.08219

The Promise of Data Science for the Technosignatures Field
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.08381

The Search for Extra-Galactic Intelligence Signal Synchronized with a Binary Neutron Star Merger
https://arxiv.org/abs/1807.06024

March 20, 2019 updates

Engaging Citizen Scientists to Keep Transit Times Fresh and Ensure the Efficient Use of Transiting Exoplanet Characterization Missions
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.07716

WASP-180Ab: Doppler tomography of an hot Jupiter orbiting the primary star in a visual binary
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.08002

The L 98-59 System: Three Transiting, Terrestrial-Sized Planets Orbiting a Nearby M-dwarf
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.08017

Searching for Exosatellites Orbiting L and T Dwarfs: Connecting Planet Formation to Moon Formation and Finding New Temperate Worlds
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.08090

Hint of curvature in the orbital motion of the exoplanet 51 Eridani b using 3 years of VLT/SPHERE monitoring
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.07620

March 19, 2019 updates

Rethinking CO Antibiosignatures in the Search for Life Beyond the Solar System
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/ab05e1

Transit Lyman-α signatures of terrestrial planets in the habitable zones of M dwarfs
https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/abs/2019/03/aa33941-18/aa33941-18.html

The Asteroseismic Target List for Solar-like Oscillators Observed in 2 minute Cadence with the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4365/ab04f5

Self-luminous and irradiated exoplanetary atmospheres explored with HELIOS
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.06794

On the Use of Planetary Science Data for Studying Extrasolar Planets
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.06816

Reconstructing Extreme Space Weather from Planet Hosting Stars
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.06853

On the Dynamics of Comets in Extrasolar Planetary Systems
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.06910

Characterizing Transiting Exoplanets with JWST Guaranteed Time and ERS Observations
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.07152

Long-Period Giant Companions to Three Compact, Multiplanet Systems
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.07186

The habitability of stagnant-lid Earths around dwarf stars
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.07298

Consequences of Tidal Dissipation in a Putative Venusian Ocean
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.07517

New Frontiers for Terrestrial-sized to Neptune-sized Exoplanets In the Era of Extremely Large Telescopes
https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.07556

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