He is respected by the world as one of the founders of exoplanet research and as a central figure from the outset. He announced the discovery of the first planet orbiting a Sun-like star, the gaseous planet 51 Pegasi b, in 1995, when he was still a PhD student, with his supervisor, astronomer Michel Mayor. Nowadays, it is quite normal for planets to revolve around stars. Was it thirty years ago?

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