Jessie Christiansen is NASA Exoplanet Archive Project Science Lead at IPAC-CalTech in Pasadena, California.
Update: Over 5,200 Exoplanets Discovered
Since we last spoke about it, the NASA Exoplanet Archive has logged over 200 more exoplanets, bringing the number up to 5,206. We’re re-airing the segment where the count hit 5,000.
Over 5,000 Exoplanets Have Now Been Discovered
This week, the NASA Exoplanet Archive logged the 5,000th confirmed planet outside of our solar system.