The 1995 Blog

1995: The year the future began

Nobel Prize: Recognizing the 1995 discovery of the first exoplanet

Twenty-four years ago, an unassuming Swiss astrophysicist named Michel Mayor took the floor at a conference in Florence, Italy, to announce the discovery of an exoplanet — a planet orbiting … Continue reading

October 20, 2019

Exoplanet discovery a memorable first in 1995

That 1995 was a watershed year is quite clear. It was the year the Internet and World Wide Web began entering the mainstream. It was the year of the Oklahoma … Continue reading

October 5, 2015 · 3 Comments

Why 1995?

So why a book about 1995? What made that year that special? Fair questions. And the answers are compelling. Nineteen-ninety five, the topic of my forthcoming book, was a watershed … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · 94 Comments

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