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.

 

July 9, 2019 updates

Evidence for 3 new multi-planet systems from TESS using a Bayesian N-body retrieval and machine learning
https://arxiv.org/abs/1907.03377

Peering through SPHERE Images: A Glance at Contrast Limitations
https://arxiv.org/abs/1907.03624

Signatures of the Core-Powered Mass-Loss Mechanism in the Exoplanet Population: Dependence on Stellar Properties and Observational Predictions
https://arxiv.org/abs/1907.03732

HD 1397b: A Transiting Warm Giant Planet Orbiting A V = 7.8 mag Subgiant Star Discovered by TESS
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/ab279a

July 8, 2019 updates

Nuclear Thermal Propulsion (NTP) In-Space Propulsion Demo Formulation
https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20190026793.pdf

Final Masses of Giant Planets III: Effect of Photoevaporation and a New Planetary Migration Model
https://arxiv.org/abs/1907.02627

Envelopes of embedded super-Earths II. Three-dimensional isothermal simulations
Https://Arxiv.Org/Abs/1907.02763

Transiting planet candidate from K2 with the longest period
https://arxiv.org/abs/1806.08757

On Possible Types of Magnetosopheres of Hot Jupiters
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1134/S1063772919070096

Activity of Five Young Dwarfs with Planetary Systems
Https://Link.Springer.Com/Article/10.1134/S1063772919060039

In-flight photometry extraction of PLATO targets – Optimal apertures for detecting extrasolar planets
https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2019/07/aa35269-19/aa35269-19.html

July 4, 2019 updates

STScI to design science operations for new panoramic space telescope
https://spacenewsfeed.com/index.php/news/3411-stsci-to-design-science-operations-for-new-panoramic-space-telescope

Exchange of material between solar systems by random stellar encounters
https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/international-journal-of-astrobiology/article/exchange-of-material-between-solar-systems-by-random-stellar-encounters/298F8D4D53D996C81091BE61B1438BA2

Biotechnology and the lifetime of technical civilizations
https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/international-journal-of-astrobiology/article/biotechnology-and-the-lifetime-of-technical-civilizations/53CC22A9D6F980FBFDC8D1C344F9651D

The habitable zone for Earth-like exomoons orbiting Kepler-1625b
https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/international-journal-of-astrobiology/article/habitable-zone-for-earthlike-exomoons-orbiting-kepler1625b/D8A5CEB8416914F2CD0D9B275F4E8FBB

OGLE-2018-BLG-1011L\lowercase{b,c}: Microlensing Planetary System with Two Giant Planets Orbiting a Low-mass Star
https://arxiv.org/abs/1907.01741

How well do we understand the belt/zone circulation of Giant Planet atmospheres?
https://arxiv.org/abs/1907.01822

Envelopes of embedded super-Earths I. Two-dimensional simulations
https://arxiv.org/abs/1907.01951

An Eccentric Massive Jupiter Orbiting a Sub-Giant on a 9.5 Day Period Discovered in the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite Full Frame Images
https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.09950

July 3, 2019 updates

Giant telescope set to rise on hallowed peak in Hawaii
https://science.sciencemag.org/content/364/6447/1220

The Random Transiter — EPIC 249706694/HD 139139
https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.11268

Artificial gravity breaks free from science fiction
https://phys.org/news/2019-07-artificial-gravity-free-science-fiction.html

Artificial Gravity System Configurations Informed by Physiological Spin-Tolerance Research
https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/10.2514/6.2018-5358

In-flight photometry extraction of PLATO targets
https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/abs/2019/07/aa35269-19

Chasing star-planet magnetic interactions: the case of Kepler-78
https://arxiv.org/abs/1907.01020

Synergies between space telescopes in the photometric characterization of the atmospheres of Hot Jupiters
https://arxiv.org/abs/1907.01026