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June 26, 2018 updates

Can Deep Altruism Sustain Space Settlement?

Population Growth, Energy Use, and the Implications for the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

Catching a ride: using hypervelocity stars for interstellar and intergalactic travel

Characterization of Exoplanets and Stellar Systems with New Robots

An Excess of Jupiter Analogs in Super-Earth Systems

Empty gaps? Depleting annular regions in debris discs by secular resonance with a two-planet system

Hill stability in the AMD framework

Understanding Super-Earths with MINERVA-Australis at USQ’s Mount Kent Observatory

The galactic rate of second and third generation disc and planet formation

June 22, 2018 updates

Dissolving the Fermi Paradox

Anti-correlation between multiplicity and orbital properties in exoplanetary systems as a possible record of their dynamical histories

Teetering Stars: Resonant Excitation of Stellar Obliquities by Hot and Warm Jupiters with External Companions

Improving dynamical mass constraints for intermediate-period substellar companions using Gaia DR2

On the Rate of Abiogenesis from a Bayesian Informatics Perspective

Portable Adaptive Optics for exoplanet imaging

kima: Exoplanet detection in radial velocities

June 20, 2018 updates

Binary Companions of Evolved Stars in APOGEE DR14: Search Method and Catalog of ~5000 Companions

The Upper Atmospheres of Terrestrial Planets: Carbon Dioxide Cooling and the Earth’s Thermospheric Evolution

Low mass planet migration in Hall-affected disks

From Planetesimal to Planet in Turbulent Disks. II. Formation of Gas Giant Planets

Securing Fuel for Our Frigid Cosmic Future