Exoplanets: Understanding Our Place in the Cosmos

Did you know that there are 3,610 exoplanets, in 2,704 planetary systems and 610 multiple planetary systems according to Schneider, J. “Interactive Extra-solar Planets Catalog”, The Extrasolar Planets Encyclopedia? An exoplanet is a planet outside of our solar system that orbits a star, and we have thousands of them. Before 1992, we didn’t even know […]

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