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July 9, 2019 updates

Evidence for 3 new multi-planet systems from TESS using a Bayesian N-body retrieval and machine learning

Peering through SPHERE Images: A Glance at Contrast Limitations

Signatures of the Core-Powered Mass-Loss Mechanism in the Exoplanet Population: Dependence on Stellar Properties and Observational Predictions

HD 1397b: A Transiting Warm Giant Planet Orbiting A V = 7.8 mag Subgiant Star Discovered by TESS

July 8, 2019 updates

Nuclear Thermal Propulsion (NTP) In-Space Propulsion Demo Formulation

Final Masses of Giant Planets III: Effect of Photoevaporation and a New Planetary Migration Model

Envelopes of embedded super-Earths II. Three-dimensional isothermal simulations

Transiting planet candidate from K2 with the longest period

On Possible Types of Magnetosopheres of Hot Jupiters

Activity of Five Young Dwarfs with Planetary Systems

In-flight photometry extraction of PLATO targets – Optimal apertures for detecting extrasolar planets

July 4, 2019 updates

STScI to design science operations for new panoramic space telescope

Exchange of material between solar systems by random stellar encounters

Biotechnology and the lifetime of technical civilizations

The habitable zone for Earth-like exomoons orbiting Kepler-1625b

OGLE-2018-BLG-1011L\lowercase{b,c}: Microlensing Planetary System with Two Giant Planets Orbiting a Low-mass Star

How well do we understand the belt/zone circulation of Giant Planet atmospheres?

Envelopes of embedded super-Earths I. Two-dimensional simulations

An Eccentric Massive Jupiter Orbiting a Sub-Giant on a 9.5 Day Period Discovered in the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite Full Frame Images

July 3, 2019 updates

Giant telescope set to rise on hallowed peak in Hawaii

The Random Transiter — EPIC 249706694/HD 139139

Artificial gravity breaks free from science fiction

Artificial Gravity System Configurations Informed by Physiological Spin-Tolerance Research

In-flight photometry extraction of PLATO targets

Chasing star-planet magnetic interactions: the case of Kepler-78

Synergies between space telescopes in the photometric characterization of the atmospheres of Hot Jupiters