Ptolemy to exoplanets

May 31 2013

Circa AD 150 – Ptolemy, Almagest

1543 – CopernicusDe revolutionibus orbium cœlestium

1992 – Aleksander Wolszczan (another Pole) and Dale Frail, first definitive detection of exoplanets, two orbiting pulsar PSR B1257+12, 1,000 light years away, at Arecibo Observatory, Puerto Rico

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