‘A brief personal History of Exoplanets’, by Paul Butler

by R. Paul Butler, Staff Scientist at the Carnegie Institution for Science Prologue I began working on exoplanets in 1986.  At the time there were no known planets beyond the solar system.  An exoplanet meeting could have been held in a phone booth, of which there were still many. When asked by other astronomers, “What … Continue reading ‘A brief personal History of Exoplanets’, by Paul Butler