Publications in scientific journals


  • Strong XUV irradiation of the Earth-sized exoplanets orbiting the ultracool dwarf TRAPPIST-1
    Wheatley, Peter J.; Louden, Tom; Bourrier, Vincent; Ehrenreich, David; Gillon, Michaël
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters, vol. 465, issue 1, pp. L74-L78 (02/2017)
  • First limits on the occurrence rate of short-period planets orbiting brown dwarfs
    He, Matthias Y.; Triaud, Amaury H. M. J.; Gillon, Michaël
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 464, Issue 3, p.2687-2697 (01/2017)
  • Water loss from terrestrial planets orbiting ultracool dwarfs: implications for the planets of TRAPPIST-1
    Bolmont, E.; Selsis, F.; Owen, J. E.; Ribas, I.; Raymond, S. N.; Leconte, J.; Gillon, M.
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 464, Issue 3, p.3728-3741 (01/2017)
  • Probing TRAPPIST-1-like Systems with K2
    Demory, Brice-Olivier; Queloz, Didier; Alibert, Yann; Gillen, Ed; Gillon, Michael
    The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Volume 825, Issue 2, article id. L25, 5 pp. (2016)
  • A combined transmission spectrum of the Earth-sized exoplanets TRAPPIST-1 b and c
    de Wit, Julien; Wakeford, Hannah R.; Gillon, Michaë:l; Lewis, Nikole K.; Valenti, Jeff A.; Demory, Brice-Olivier; Burgasser, Adam J.; Burdanov, Artem; Delrez, Laetitia; Jehin, Emmanuël; Lederer, Susan M.; Queloz, Didier; Triaud, Amaury H. M. J.; Van Grootel, Valérie
    Nature, Volume 537, Issue 7618, pp. 69-72 (2016)
  • Temperate Earth-sized planets transiting a nearby ultracool dwarf star
    Gillon, Michaël; Jehin, Emmanuël; Lederer, Susan M.; Delrez, Laetitia; de Wit, Julien; Burdanov, Artem; Van Grootel, Valérie; Burgasser, Adam J.; Triaud, Amaury H. M. J.; Opitom, Cyrielle; Demory, Brice-Olivier; Sahu, Devendra K.; Bardalez Gagliuffi, Daniella; Magain, Pierre; Queloz, Didier
    Nature, Volume 533, Issue 7602, pp. 221-224 (2016)
  • Monitoring Campaign for Luhman 16AB. I. Detection of Resolved Near-infrared Spectroscopic Variability.
    Burgasser A. J., Gillon M., Faherty J. K., Radigan J., Triaud A.H. M. J.; Plavchan P., Street R., Jehin E., Delrez L., Opitom C.
    The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 785, 48.
  • WISE J072003.20-084651.2: An Old and Active M9.5 + T5 Spectral Binary 6 pc from the Sun.
    Burgasser A. J., Gillon M., Melis C., Bowler B. P.; Michelsen E. L., Bardalez G. D., Gelino C. R., Jehin E., Delrez L., Manfroid J., Blake, C. H.
    The Astronomical Journal (in press)
  • Astronomers revisit dwarf stars' promise
    Reich E. G.
    Nature, Vol 502, 606
  • Fast-evolving weather for the coolest of our two new substellar neighbours
    Gillon M., Triaud A. H. M. J., Jehin E., Delrez L., Opitom C., Magain P., Lendl M., Queloz D.
    Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 555, L5

Conference proceedings

  • SPECULOOS, a search for terrestrial planets transiting the nearest coolest stars
    Gillon M.
    MIT Kavli Institute Conference
  • SPECULOOS: Search for habitable Planets EClipsing ULtra-cOOl Stars
    Gillon M., Jehin E., Delrez L., Magain P., Opitom C., Sohy S.
    Protostars and Planets VU, Heidelberg, July 15-20, 2013. Poster #2K66
  • TRAPPIST-UCDTS: A prototype search for habitable planets transiting ultra-cool stars
    Gillon, M.; Jehin, E.; Fumel, A.; Magain, P.; Queloz, D.
    Hot Planets and Cool Stars, Garching, Germany, Edited by Roberto Saglia; EPJ Web of Conferences, Volume 47, id.03001, (2013)

Press Releases

  • European Research Council (ERC) is granting the LiSRI members!
    Liège Space Research Institute, 24/09/2013
  • Deux astrophysiciens de l'ULg soutenus par le Conseil Européen de la Recherche afin de détecter des exoplanètes comparables à la Terre
    Communiqué de presse ULg, 11/09/2013

Articles in newspapers

  • A la recherche des exoplanètes porteuses de vie. Un entretien avec l'astrophysicienne Valérie Van Grootel
    Le Monde, blog passeur de sciences, 3 Avril 2014
  • A la recherche d'autres mondes
    Athena, 295, Novembre 2013

  • SPECULOOS, bien plus qu'un simple biscuit
    FNRS News, 94, September 2013


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