Google+ SpaceTravelFoundation: Rise of the exoplanet discovery in 2014

July 7, 2014

Rise of the exoplanet discovery in 2014

Dear readers and followers,



2014 is an amazing year for the announcements of the discovery of expo-planets. The histogram shows the number of planet discoveries by year for roughly the past two decades of the exoplanet search. The blue bar shows previous planet discoveries, the red bar shows previous Kepler planet discoveries, the gold bar displays the 715 new planets verified by multiplicity.

Credit image: +NASA 

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