Category Archives: HPF Science

HPF discovers a warm super Neptune – TOI-1728b

The Discovery A component of HPF’s on-sky time is used to follow up on potential planets discovered by NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), launched in 2018. TESS is nominally a 2-year mission designed to conduct an all-sky survey to … Continue reading

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HPF Team Member Gudmundur Stefansson Runner-Up in IAU Dissertation Prize

We are thrilled to announce that HPF Team Member Dr. Guðmundur Stefánsson was recently recognized as one of two runners-up for the International Astronomical Union’s (IAU) Division B (Facilities, Technology, Data Science) PhD Prize to Recognize Excellence in Astrophysics.  This … Continue reading

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Eternal spotshine of the spinning red suns

Introduction Much of our time on sky with HPF is dedicated to discovering exoplanets, and measuring their detailed properties.  To do this, we concentrate our efforts on older, magnetically quiet stars to minimize noise and make the planets easier to … Continue reading

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