• An incredible new 60-second animation shows where 4,000 planets beyond our solar system are located in deep space

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Astronomers have discovered thousands of exoplanets , or worlds beyond the solar system.
    In June, researchers announced they'd logged the 4,000th such planet into a NASA catalog. The first was found in 1992.
    Two artists have illustrated all of those discoveries in 60 seconds using an incredible animated map and timeline of the data.
    Some of the exoplanets might be habitable to alien life .
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    Earth is not alone, and a stunning new animation created using NASA data beautifully illustrates that point.
    There may be trillions of other planets...
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