1. Richard Feynman

    To date, around 1700 planets have been discovered outside our solar system.

    Considering how long we've been looking (not very) and the obtuseness of our detection methods/instruments until very recently, that is a LOT. I find this stuff indescribably moving. Our blue dot is becoming paler by the minute. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/02/140226153355.htm...