Life under another Sun: From Science Fiction to Science

@article{Gillon2019LifeUA,
  title={Life under another Sun: From Science Fiction to Science},
  author={Micha{\"e}l Gillon},
  journal={European Review},
  year={2019},
  volume={28},
  pages={18 - 39}
}
  • M. Gillon
  • Published 2 October 2019
  • Physics, Geology, Art
  • European Review
Initiated in the sixteenth century, the Copernican revolution toppled our Earth from its theological pedestal, revealing it not to be the centre of everything but a planet among several others in orbit around one of the zillions of stars of our Universe. Already proposed by some philosophers at the dawn of this major paradigm shift, the existence of exoplanets, i.e. planets in orbit around stars other than our Sun, remained suspected but unconfirmed for centuries. It is only in the last decade… 

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