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


July 16, 2019 updates

HATS-54b–HATS-58Ab: Five New Transiting Hot Jupiters Including One with a Possible Temperate Companion

Small Planets in the Galactic Context: Host Star Kinematics, Iron, and Alpha-element Enhancement

The Hubble PanCET program: an extensive search for metallic ions in the exosphere of GJ 436 b

Final spin states of eccentric ocean planets

Kepler Object of Interest Network III. Kepler-82f: A new non-transiting 21M⨁ planet from photodynamical modelling

Habitable Snowballs: Temperate Land Conditions, Liquid Water, and Implications for CO2 Weathering

The Equation of State of MH-III: a possible deep CH4 reservoir in Titan, Super-Titan exoplanets and moons

July 15, 2019 updates

Superfast Exoplanets and 9600 s

Simulating Radial Velocity Observations of Trappist-1 with SPIRou

Searching the Moon for Extrasolar Material and the Building Blocks of Extraterrestrial Life

Do the planets in the HD 34445 system really exist?

The Composition and Mineralogy of Rocky Exoplanets: A Survey of >4,000 Stars from the Hypatia Catalog

The Breakthrough Listen Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

Simulating the interaction of a non-magnetized planet with the stellar wind produced by a sun-like star using the FLASH Code

Transit least-squares survey — II. Discovery and validation of 17 new sub- to super-Earth-sized planets in multi-planet systems from K2

July 11, 2019 updates

Language Development During Interstellar Travel

Combining high contrast imaging and radial velocities to constrain the planetary architecture of nearby stars

SETI in the Spatio-Temporal Survey Domain

Diffuser-Assisted Infrared Transit Photometry for Four Dynamically Interacting \textit{Kepler} Systems

July 10, 2019 updates

Expanding the Timeline for Earth’s Photosynthetic Red Edge Biosignature

Transiting Quasites as a Possible Technosignature

Simulations of a High-Contrast Single-Mode Fiber Coronagraphic Multi-Object Spectrograph for Future Space Telescopes

WASP-166b: a bloated super-Neptune transiting a V = 9 star

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