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


January 23, 2019 updates

Blobs, spiral arms, and a possible planet around HD 169142

A Multi-Year Search For Transits Of Proxima Centauri. II: No Evidence For Transit Events With Periods Between 1-30 Days

Statistical Characterization of Hot Jupiter Atmospheres using Spitzer’s Secondary Eclipses

Transitional disk archeology from exoplanet population synthesis

Co-orbital exoplanets from close period candidates: The TOI-178 case

Simulations of the dynamics of the debris disks in the systems Kepler-16, Kepler-34, and Kepler-35

A Fast Radio Burst with frequency-dependent polarization detected during Breakthrough Listen observations

Discovery and Vetting of Exoplanets I: Benchmarking K2 Vetting Tools

January 22, 2019 updates

New Development of Space Propulsion Theory-Breakthrough of Conventional Propulsion Technology

Towards Multi-Disciplinary SETI Research

Searching for exoplanets with HEPS: I. detection probability of Earth-like planets in multiple systems

January 18, 2019 updates

House spending bill fires warning shot at JWST

A Wide Orbit Exoplanet OGLE-2012-BLG-0838Lb

HARPS-N radial velocities confirm the low densities of the Kepler-9 planets

Active Optics in Astonomy – Modeling of freeform deformable substrates – FIREBall and MESSIER

Spitzer transit follow-up of planet candidates from the K2 mission

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