why we look for exoplanets

Why Do We Look for Exoplanets?

An exoplanet is any planet that is not a part of our solar system. The first exoplanet was discovered 30 years ago, and since then, the number has steadily risen. By Ida Helleskov NASA recently confirmed that there are over 5,000 exoplanets and the rise in numbers is not expected to slow down. As technology…