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June 14, 2019 Updates

The escape of hydrogen-rich atmosphere of exoplanet: Mass loss rates and the absorptions of stellar Lyman α

The HD 181433 Planetary System: Dynamics and a New Orbital Solution

Atmospheric Dynamics on Terrestrial Planets: The Seasonal Response to changes in Orbital, Rotational and Radiative Timescales

Effects of a Binary Companion Star on Habitability of Tidally Locked Planets around an M-type Host Star

Exoplanet Reflected-light Spectroscopy with PICASO

The 3D secular dynamics of radial-velocity-detected planetary systems

June 13, 2019 Updates

Mass Loss from the Exoplanet WASP-12b Inferred from Spitzer Phase Curves

Disentangling Planets from Photoelectric Instability in Gas-Rich Optically Thin Dusty Disks

The Gemini Planet Imager Exoplanet Survey: Giant Planet and Brown Dwarf Demographics from 10 to 100 au

A Thousand Earths: A Very Large Aperture, Ultralight Space Telescope Array for Atmospheric Biosignature Surveys

A self-consistent weak friction model for the tidal evolution of circumbinary planets

On The XUV Luminosity Evolution of TRAPPIST-1

MASCARA-3b: A hot Jupiter transiting a bright F7 star in an aligned orbit

Positron propulsion for Interplanetary and Interstellar Travel

June 11, 2019 Updates

Constraining Exoplanet Metallicities and Aerosols with ARIEL: An Independent Study by the Contribution to ARIEL Spectroscopy of Exoplanets (CASE) Team

‘First light’ achieved on upgraded planet-finding instrument to search for Earth-like planets in nearest star system

A Hot Saturn Near (but unassociated with) the Open Cluster NGC 1817

A Pathfinder for Imaging Extrasolar Earths from the Ground

Securing the legacy of TESS through the care and maintenance of TESS planet ephemerides

Stable diffractive beam rider

Nonparametric Approach to Weak Signal Detection in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI)

Dyson Sphere Research Paper

The Degree of Alignment Between Circumbinary Disks and Their Binary Hosts

Probing Extrasolar Planetary Systems with Interstellar Meteors

KELT-24b: A 5MJ Planet on a 5.6 day Well-Aligned Orbit around the Young V=8.3 F-star HD 93148

Analysis of putative exoplanetary signatures found in light curves of two sdBV stars observed by Kepler

The runaway greenhouse radius inflation effect – An observational diagnostic to probe water on Earth-size planets and test the Habitable Zone concept

A Probabilistic Approach to Kepler Completeness and Reliability for Exoplanet Occurrence Rates

Modeling the light curve of `Oumuamua: evidence for torque and disc-like shape

June 10, 2018 updates

Mythic forecasts: researcher portrayals of extraterrestrial life discovery

Flux and polarization signals of Earth-like exoplanets covered by sub-solar clouds

Interstellar dust in the solar system: model versus in situ spacecraft data