27 Feb, 2017
Blog 8: Exoplanet Fever
It would be hard to overestimate the importance of NASA’s latest exoplanet discovery, but I did.
On Feb. 20, a news release from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, notified the world that a major announcement about planets around other stars was imminent: "NASA will hold a news conference at 10 a.m. PST (1 p.m. EST) Wednesday, Feb. 22, to present new findings on planets that orbit stars other than our sun, known as exoplanets. The event will air live on NASA Television and the agency's