Scientists keep finding new, exotic worlds.
All the New Planets Discovered in 2022 + the Biggest Space News (So Far)
It's been a landmark year for discovering new, fascinating worlds. In 2022, NASA surpassed 5,000 confirmed exoplanets, which are alien worlds beyond our solar system. Here are the most stunning planet discoveries, as well as the top headline-making space stories of the year (so far).