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Exoplanet Glory Days: The Extraordinary Scientific Times That Led to a Nobel Prize

10 Oct 2019, 14:12 UTC
Exoplanet Glory Days:  The Extraordinary Scientific Times That Led to a Nobel Prize ESO/L. Calçada

Earlier this week, the two men who detected the first planet outside our solar system that circled a sun-like star won a Nobel Prize in physics.  The discovery heralded the beginning of the exoplanet era — replacing a centuries-old scientific supposition that planets orbited other stars with scientific fact.

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