The numbers in parentheses are from a year ago, the last time we printed this scoreboard.
Current number of exoplanet candidates from all sources: unknown but probably more than 3000.
Number of exoplanet candidates found by Kepler: 2,740 (2,326)
Planets Detected - all sources: 859 (708)
Confirmed planets detected by Kepler: 105 (28)
Smallest planet around a sunlike star: Tau Ceti e – 5 earth masses.
Closest planet: Alpha Centauri B b. – 4 light years away.
Super Earths Detected: several
Extraterrestrial Life Confirmed: 0
Intelligent Life: 0 (not counting Earth and, then again, why would we?)
Number of observations analyzed by citizen scientists at http://www.planethunters.org: 16,575,683. Number of planetary candidates found: 34
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