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Timeline; 1995

A planet hunter called Didier Queloz in provance looked at 51 pegasi, or 51 peg for short and found the first extra solar planet.

Nasa's second generation beowulf cluster called Hrothgar was got running this year.

An engineer at Cygnus Software spotted that the Gnu toolchain had support for the processor and executable format used by windows. He realised that with some work this meant you could compile these tool to work on windows. It worked, and this tool later became known as Cygwin.

A Japanese cult attacks their underground with the nerve gas Sarin.

Having 12 members in 1986, the European Union gets 3 new members, Austria, Sweden and Finland, taking the total up to 15. A further expansion occured in 2004.

There were also some books and movies created this year.