On December 24, 2014 at 09:19PM Mark Said…

Very interesting article. Thanks to +Nicole Ann​ for sharing.

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100 billion habitable exoplanets? 
That's what I'm talking about!

#exoplanets   #astronomy   #cosmos  

Astronomers estimate 100 billion habitable Earth-like planets in the Milky Way, 50 sextillion in the universe | ExtremeTech
Astronomers at the University of Auckland claim that there are actually around 100 billion habitable, Earth-like planets in the Milky Way. There are roughly 500 billion galaxies in the universe, meaning there is somewhere in the region of 50,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 habitable planets. I’ll leave you to do the math on whether one of those 50 sextillion planets has the right conditions for nurturing life or not.

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