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.

 

January 23, 2019 updates

Blobs, spiral arms, and a possible planet around HD 169142
https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.06555

A Multi-Year Search For Transits Of Proxima Centauri. II: No Evidence For Transit Events With Periods Between 1-30 Days
https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.07034

Statistical Characterization of Hot Jupiter Atmospheres using Spitzer’s Secondary Eclipses
https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.07040

Transitional disk archeology from exoplanet population synthesis
https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.07078

Co-orbital exoplanets from close period candidates: The TOI-178 case
https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.07250

Simulations of the dynamics of the debris disks in the systems Kepler-16, Kepler-34, and Kepler-35
https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.07390

A Fast Radio Burst with frequency-dependent polarization detected during Breakthrough Listen observations
https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.07412

Discovery and Vetting of Exoplanets I: Benchmarking K2 Vetting Tools
https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.07459

January 22, 2019 updates

New Development of Space Propulsion Theory-Breakthrough of Conventional Propulsion Technology
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Yoshinari_Minami/publication/330184698_NEW_DEVELOPMENT_OF_SPACE_PROPULSION_THEORY-BREAKTHROUGH_OF_CONVENTIONAL_PROPULSION_TECHNOLOGY/

Towards Multi-Disciplinary SETI Research
https://www.jacquesvallee.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Towards_Multi-disciplinary_SETI_Research.pdf

Searching for exoplanets with HEPS: I. detection probability of Earth-like planets in multiple systems
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1674-4527/19/1/4

January 18, 2019 updates

House spending bill fires warning shot at JWST
https://spacenews.com/house-spending-bill-fires-warning-shot-at-jwst/

A Wide Orbit Exoplanet OGLE-2012-BLG-0838Lb
https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.05466

HARPS-N radial velocities confirm the low densities of the Kepler-9 planets
https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.05471

Active Optics in Astonomy – Modeling of freeform deformable substrates – FIREBall and MESSIER
https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.05650

Spitzer transit follow-up of planet candidates from the K2 mission
https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.05855

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