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Dec 2013 Articles[]

Year in Review[]

See Kepler-78 System, HR 8799 System, WASP-17 System, HD 209458 System, WASP-12 System, WASP-19 System XO-1 System, PSO J318.5-22 System, Kepler-37 System. HD 106906 System, HD 95086 System, HD 189733 System, Kepler-7 System, Gliese 667 System, Kepler-61 System, Kepler-62 System, CFBDSIR 2149-0403 System, Gliese 504 System, HD 189733 System

"Planet Traps" May Halt Inward Migration of Hot Jupiters[]

Gaia Could Detect Planets with Astrometry[]

Binary Star Resolution Technique Could Be Applied to Exoplanets[]

Hubble Finds Water and Haze in 5 Exoplanet Atmospheres[]

Relatively nearby Hot Jupiters water intensity measured: See WASP-17 System, HD 209458 System, WASP-12 System, XO-1 System, WASP-19 System

State of Super Earths[]

See also Gliese 667 System, PSR B1257+12 System

Nov 2013 Articles[]

K2 - Reuse Kepler[]

Mathematical Quick to Predict Exoplanets[]

Search for Habitable Planets should be More Conservative[]

Signs of Life on a Dying Planet[]

Search for Life Book Review[]

Status of Hunt for Earth-Like Planets[]

Kepler's Four Greatest Hits[]

See Kepler-78 System, Kepler-16 System, Kepler-36 System, Kepler-56 System

Lonely Planet Review[]

Kepler Statistics[]

Many Earth-like Planets Per Kepler[]

India Space Agency Hunts for Second Earth[]

Interview on Finding a Habitable Planet[]

Future Planet Hunting Missions[]

Spitzer Observing Exoplanets[]

Oct 2013 Articles[]

Carbon Planets Waterless[]

Sara Seager Interview[]

Planet Count Over 1000[]

Super Earth Formations[]

Blame Economy For Lack of ET Discovery[]

TESS Search for Earths[]

How to Observe Gasses[]

Faking Life Signatures[]

Sep 2013 Articles[]

Sara Seager Wins Genius Grant[]

Kepler's Future[]


Wise Studies Coldest Brown Dwarves[]

See WISE J0647–6232 System

Distinguishing Super-Earths[]

See Gliese 667 System, Kepler-62 System, Tau Ceti System, HD 40307 System, Gliese 1214 System, Kepler-22 System, Kepler-11 System, Kepler-20 System

Aug 2013 Articles[]

Planets Orbiting Red Dwarves too Dry for Life?[]

Naming Exoplanets by Civilians[]

Twinkles Reveal Star Size, Helping Reveal Planet Size[]

Jul 2013 Articles[]

Easier For Runaway Greenhouses To Develop[]

Last Hope for Kepler[]

Warming Ice Extends Habitable Zone[]

Water Trapped On Night Side of Tidally Locked Terrestrials[]

University of Montana gets NASA Grant for Exoplanet Research[]

Dust Disk Gaps Might Indicate Gas, Not Planets[]

See also Fomalhaut System, TW Hydrae System, 49 Ceti System, HD 21997 System

8 Hot Jupiters Studied, Titanium Oxide Detected[]

Cloud Cover Expands Habitable Zone for Red Dwarfs[]

Red Dwarfs Star Could Suppress Planetary Magnetospheres[]

Magnetosphere needed to hold onto life giving particles could be reduced to nothing. On tidally locked planets, the dark side may be okay, as well as for older stars with less active magnetospheres.

Future of Earth Could Help Detect Dying Ecosystems[]

Large Separation Gas Giants are Rare[]

Kepler Rescue to be Attempted[]

CoRoT Satellite Dead[]

Jun 2013 Articles[]

Interview with Sara Seager[]

Trying to Find Earths in Kepler Data[]

Kepler Could Use Microlensing[]

Hunt for Habitable Exomoons[]

Habitability on Tatooine Planets[]

Habitability increased when two nearby stars with similar matches orbit each other because they "vent" to each other, sending less stellar wind towards the planet.

Bloated Hot Jupiters Explained by Electric Heating[]

Quelez Interview[]

Mapping Exoplanets[]

Kepler Planets Bigger than Once Thought[]

Hot Jupiters Prevented From Spiraling into Star When Orbit Circularizes[]

Stars Rip Up Epistellar Planets As they Age[]

Readying for Detection of Earth-Like Planets[]

May 2013 Articles[]

Kepler's Demise[]

Venus and Habitable Exoplanet Search[]

Probing Airless Rocky World's Surfaces[]

CoRoT-7 System b does not have a significant atmosphere, 55 Cancri System e and Kepler-10 System b: might not have a significant atmosphere
Kepler-22 System b, Kepler-20 System f, Kepler-11 System b: Planets that may have silicate rocky surfaces.

Detecting Life on a Super-Earth[]

Are We Alone[]

Great Exoplanet Debate[]

Asteroid Debris Found in 2 White Dwarfs in Hyades Cluster[]

Budget Cuts Hinder Detection of First Aliens[]

Solar System Not Normal[]

Search for ET Beyond Alien Earths[]

Apr 2013 Articles[]

IAU Refutes Uwingu's Naming Campaign[]

Stable Zones In Planetary Systems Could Point to Another Planet[]

Kepler Still Damaged[]

TESS Selected by NASA[]

Strange New Worlds[]

See also Kepler-37 System, Alpha Centauri System, 51 Pegasi System

Kepler Worlds[]

Great Exoplanet Debate - Missions[]

Planets Everywhere[]

Mar 2013 Articles[]

100 Billion Earth-like Planets[]

Josh Winn's Hunt for Earth-Like Planets[]

Habitability Questions[]

Origin of Chthonian Planets[]

See also HD 209458 System, CoRoT-7 System

Oceans May be Common on Rocky Planets[]

Status of Exoplanetary Studies[]

Great Exoplanet Debate[]

Characterising Exoplanets[]

Life Around a Red Dwarf[]

Earthsized Planets in Habitable Zone More Common[]

Eyeball Earths[]

See also Gliese 581 System


Hunt for Earth-like Planets[]

Interview About Habitable Planets with Lee Billings[]

Feb 2013 Articles[]

Detecting Life Around White Dwarfs[]

Rethink Naming Exoplanets[]

JAXA Space Telescope to study Exoplanets[]

Life Could be Visible on Exoplanets[]

Billions of Earth Like Planets Around Red Dwarves[]

Some Super Earths More Like Mini Neptunes[]

See Kepler-11 System, Gliese 1214 System, 55 Cancri System

Habitable Binary Stars[]

See Kepler-47 System

Jan 2013 Articles[]

New Habitable Zone Models[]

See Gliese 581 System

Astronomers Believe Billions of Planets in Milky Way (Jan 2013)[]

Improved Detection Techniques for Planets (Jan 2013)[]

Finding Habitable Planets Around White Dwarves Could Be Easier[]

Auroras Could Detect Exoplanets (Jan 2013)[]

Life Around Exo-Moons (Jan 2013)[]

Could Exo-Moons Be As Big as the Earth? (Jan 2013)[]

17 Billion Earth Sized Planets Within Mercury Distances (Jan 2013)[]

(put in Kepler and Earth-like planet)

How Will We Know When We Found Earth's Twin? (Jan 2013)[]

Many Planets Around Red Dwarves Suspected (Jan 2013)[]

Exoplanets Often Ejected from Binary Star Systems (Jan 2013)[]

"Survivors" are often eccentric planets

Thorium Could Help Alien Life Emerge (Jan 2013)[]

Great Exoplanet Debate[]