Wednesday, December 1, 2010

300 Sextillion Stars

300 sextillion stars. That's 200 sextillion more than previously thought.

ScienceDaily: Discovery Triples Number of Stars in Universe.

ScienceDaily (Dec. 1, 2010) — Astronomers have discovered that small, dim stars known as red dwarfs are much more prolific than previously thought -- so much so that the total number of stars in the universe is likely three times bigger than realized.

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