Posts tagged with: transmission spectroscopy

Exocast-67 c: Latest exoplanetary news

Hugh, Hannah, & Andrew discuss a handful of interesting recent exoplanet papers from the past few months. Andrew delves into technosignatures and a study which looked at whether nearby extraterrestrial civilisations could detect our current levels of radio leakage, and exactly what they might be able to learn. Hannah condenses the most recent JWST exoplanet paper, on the nearby transiting super-Earth GJ486b. The beautiful spectra from JWST appear to show hints of water vapour, but

Exocast-25b: Exoplanetary Helium (with guest Jess Spake), plus the “Shadow Biosphere”

In the 25th episode of Exocast: Jessica Spake joins us to chat about the first detection of exoplanetary Helium – around the planet Wasp-107b Andrew covers whether alien biology could exist in a Shadow Biosphere here on Earth. Hannah covers all of May’s exoplanet news; And Jess invites an old friend to the exocast adopted planets – 51 Pegasi b, the first exoplanet detected around a sun-like star. Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe:

Exocast-3 b

Exocast-3 b In the third exocast episode: • Hugh looks at a ghostly bunch of controversial, redacted or “killed” exoplanets that have come and gone. • Hannah talks about how we can study the atmospheres of transiting exoplanets, and adds another exoplanet oddity to our growing adopted family. • Andrew covers all news exoplanetary, including a new young planet, a (not so) habitable giant Tatooine and a planet spinning up its star. Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS