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.

 

June 14, 2019 Updates

The escape of hydrogen-rich atmosphere of exoplanet: Mass loss rates and the absorptions of stellar Lyman α
https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.05520

The HD 181433 Planetary System: Dynamics and a New Orbital Solution
https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.05525

Atmospheric Dynamics on Terrestrial Planets: The Seasonal Response to changes in Orbital, Rotational and Radiative Timescales
https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.05748

Effects of a Binary Companion Star on Habitability of Tidally Locked Planets around an M-type Host Star
https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.05844

Exoplanet Reflected-light Spectroscopy with PICASO
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/ab1b51

The 3D secular dynamics of radial-velocity-detected planetary systems
https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/abs/2019/06/aa34896-18/aa34896-18.html

June 13, 2019 Updates

Mass Loss from the Exoplanet WASP-12b Inferred from Spitzer Phase Curves
https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.04742

Disentangling Planets from Photoelectric Instability in Gas-Rich Optically Thin Dusty Disks
https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.04816

The Gemini Planet Imager Exoplanet Survey: Giant Planet and Brown Dwarf Demographics from 10 to 100 au
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/ab16e9

A Thousand Earths: A Very Large Aperture, Ultralight Space Telescope Array for Atmospheric Biosignature Surveys
https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.05079

A self-consistent weak friction model for the tidal evolution of circumbinary planets
https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.05195

On The XUV Luminosity Evolution of TRAPPIST-1
https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.05250

MASCARA-3b: A hot Jupiter transiting a bright F7 star in an aligned orbit
https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.05254

Positron propulsion for Interplanetary and Interstellar Travel
http://jbis.org.uk/paper/2019.72.110

June 11, 2019 Updates

Constraining Exoplanet Metallicities and Aerosols with ARIEL: An Independent Study by the Contribution to ARIEL Spectroscopy of Exoplanets (CASE) Team
https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.02820

‘First light’ achieved on upgraded planet-finding instrument to search for Earth-like planets in nearest star system
https://www.eso.org/public/news/eso1911/

A Hot Saturn Near (but unassociated with) the Open Cluster NGC 1817
https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.02395

A Pathfinder for Imaging Extrasolar Earths from the Ground
https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.02214

Securing the legacy of TESS through the care and maintenance of TESS planet ephemerides
https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.02197

Stable diffractive beam rider
Https://Www.Osapublishing.Org/Ol/Abstract.Cfm?Uri=Ol-44-12-3082

Nonparametric Approach to Weak Signal Detection in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI)
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-22747-0_1

Dyson Sphere Research Paper
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Melih_Guelacti/publication/333603778_DYSON_SPHERE_RESEARCH_PAPER/links/5cf663db4585153c3db1ee0e/DYSON-SPHERE-RESEARCH-PAPER.pdf

The Degree of Alignment Between Circumbinary Disks and Their Binary Hosts
https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.03269

Probing Extrasolar Planetary Systems with Interstellar Meteors
https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.03270

KELT-24b: A 5MJ Planet on a 5.6 day Well-Aligned Orbit around the Young V=8.3 F-star HD 93148
https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.03276

Analysis of putative exoplanetary signatures found in light curves of two sdBV stars observed by Kepler
https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.03321

The runaway greenhouse radius inflation effect – An observational diagnostic to probe water on Earth-size planets and test the Habitable Zone concept
https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.03527

A Probabilistic Approach to Kepler Completeness and Reliability for Exoplanet Occurrence Rates
https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.03575

Modeling the light curve of `Oumuamua: evidence for torque and disc-like shape
https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.03696

June 10, 2018 updates

Mythic forecasts: researcher portrayals of extraterrestrial life discovery
https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/international-journal-of-astrobiology/article/mythic-forecasts-researcher-portrayals-of-extraterrestrial-life-discovery/19F4B57F48800A38D3092BBF1D57380F

Flux and polarization signals of Earth-like exoplanets covered by sub-solar clouds
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10509-019-3588-y

Interstellar dust in the solar system: model versus in situ spacecraft data
https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2019/06/aa34316-18/aa34316-18.html