Astrophysicist predicts that we will discover life beyond our solar system within the next 25 years.
Astronomers believe that each of the Milky Way galaxy's over 100 billion stars has at least one companion planet.
There are still a large number of undiscovered exoplanets out there waiting to be discovered.
Earth and are located at a distance from their host stars that allows life to develop.
"The HIP 65426 system is very special; it's a gas giant planet orbiting a very distant star."
Other instruments are already being developed to compensate for the James Webb Space Telescope's capability gap.
the world's largest optical telescope and could aid in the future discovery of life beyond the solar system