Experimental Astronomy

(The TQCC of Experimental Astronomy is 6. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
The CHEOPS mission150
Unveiling the gravitational universe at μ-Hz frequencies100
New horizons in cosmology with spectral distortions of the cosmic microwave background81
The Athena X-ray Integral Field Unit: a consolidated design for the system requirement review of the preliminary definition phase43
ArielRad: the Ariel radiometric model35
The THESEUS space mission: science goals, requirements and mission concept34
Astronomical big data processing using machine learning: A comprehensive review34
Probing the nature of black holes: Deep in the mHz gravitational-wave sky29
Gamma-ray astrophysics in the MeV range28
SARAS 3 CD/EoR radiometer: design and performance of the receiver27
Chemical variation with altitude and longitude on exo-Neptunes: Predictions for Ariel phase-curve observations27
Quantum technologies in space26
Estimating, monitoring and minimizing the travel footprint associated with the development of the Athena X-ray Integral Field Unit26
On the optimal calibration of VVV photometry23
High angular resolution gravitational wave astronomy22
CAPTURE: a continuum imaging pipeline for the uGMRT21
THEZA: TeraHertz Exploration and Zooming-in for Astrophysics21
Exploring the foundations of the physical universe with space tests of the equivalence principle21
Faint objects in motion: the new frontier of high precision astrometry20
Atmospheric characterization of terrestrial exoplanets in the mid-infrared: biosignatures, habitability, and diversity20
ExoClock project: an open platform for monitoring the ephemerides of Ariel targets with contributions from the public18
Mapper of Narrow Galaxy Lines (MaNGaL): new tunable filter imager for Caucasian telescopes18
Athena synergies in the multi-messenger and transient universe17
Exploring the link between star and planet formation with Ariel17
Particle energization in space plasmas: towards a multi-point, multi-scale plasma observatory17
Design and test of a portable Gamma-Ray Burst simulator for GECAM16
Microwave spectro-polarimetry of matter and radiation across space and time15
Peering into the dark (ages) with low-frequency space interferometers15
Understanding the origin of the positron annihilation line and the physics of supernova explosions14
All-sky visible and near infrared space astrometry14
Exploration of the high-redshift universe enabled by THESEUS14
Ariel planetary interiors White Paper13
Detectability of southern gamma-ray sources beyond 100 TeV with ALPAQUITA, the prototype experiment of ALPACA13
AEDGE: Atomic experiment for dark matter and gravity exploration in space13
Balloon flight test of a CeBr3 detector with silicon photomultiplier readout13
The missing link in gravitational-wave astronomy13
A survey of exoplanet phase curves with Ariel13
The high energy Universe at ultra-high resolution: the power and promise of X-ray interferometry13
A compact instrument for gamma-ray burst detection on a CubeSat platform I12
Multi-messenger astrophysics with THESEUS in the 2030s12
Mars’ plasma system. Scientific potential of coordinated multipoint missions: “The next generation”11
The in-situ exploration of Jupiter’s radiation belts11
The homogeneous characterisation of Ariel host stars11
ExoSim: the Exoplanet Observation Simulator11
A retrieval challenge exercise for the Ariel mission11
A Case for Electron-Astrophysics11
Gamma ray burst studies with THESEUS10
High precision particle astrophysics as a new window on the universe with an Antimatter Large Acceptance Detector In Orbit (ALADInO)10
Baryon acoustic oscillations from Integrated Neutral Gas Observations: Broadband corrugated horn construction and testing10
Bringing high spatial resolution to the far-infrared10
MeerCRAB: MeerLICHT classification of real and bogus transients using deep learning10
Application of a dielectric breakdown induced by high-power lasers for a laboratory simulation of meteor plasma10
Ultra-Long Gamma-Ray Bursts detection with SVOM/ECLAIRs10
Spectropolarimetry package for visible emission line coronagraph (VELC) on board Aditya-L1 mission9
Uranus and Neptune are key to understand planets with hydrogen atmospheres9
Time domain astronomy with the THESEUS satellite9
Ground calibration of Solar X-ray Monitor on board the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter9
Voyage through the hidden physics of the cosmic web9
A fast response mission to rendezvous with an interstellar object9
On-ground calibrations of the GRID-02 gamma-ray detector8
Introducing the Voyage 2050 White Papers, contributions from the science community to ESA’s long-term plan for the Scientific Programme8
Pre-flight qualification tests of the Mini-EUSO telescope engineering model8
A journey of exploration to the polar regions of a star: probing the solar poles and the heliosphere from high helio-latitude8
The local dark sector7
A compact instrument for gamma-ray burst detection on a CubeSat platform II7
Attitude determination for nano-satellites – I. Spherical projections for large field of view infrasensors7
Origins space telescope: from first light to life7
Detectability of Rocky-Vapour atmospheres on super-Earths with Ariel6
A polarized view of the hot and violent universe6
Planetary polar explorer – the case for a next-generation remote sensing mission to low Mars orbit6
GrailQuest: hunting for atoms of space and time hidden in the wrinkle of Space-Time6
The far-infrared spectroscopic surveyor (FIRSS)6
Synergies of THESEUS with the large facilities of the 2030s and guest observer opportunities6
The scientific performance of the microchannel X-ray telescope on board the SVOM mission6
Scatter due to Ultraviolet (UV) photopolymerization of molecular contamination on optical surfaces6
Enceladus as a potential oasis for life: Science goals and investigations for future explorations6
Atmospheric Characterization via Broadband Color Filters on the PLAnetary Transits and Oscillations of stars (PLATO) Mission6
In Situ exploration of the giant planets6
Design of a hybrid refractive-diffractive telescope for observations in UV6
The CUBES instrument model and simulation tools6