Facts of the Matter: Exoplanets come to light with help of modern tools
By Richard Brill, Special to the Star-Advertiser
Oct. 19, 2018
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NASA / ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2015
NASA’s Kepler space telescope has been surveying the galaxy since 2009 to find planets that might resemble Earth. An artist’s rendering shows whatexoplanet Kepler-452b, which was one of the first near-Earth-size planets to be discovered, might look like.