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The Universe Has Almost 10 Times More Galaxies Than We Thought

A new study finds there are about 2 trillion galaxies in the observable universe, up from about 200 billion. It's the first major revision to that number since the 1990s.
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News : Huffington Post How many galaxies are in the universe? Way, way more than anyone knew. For decades, astronomers had put the number at 100 billion to 200 billion. But new research using data from the Hubble Space Telescope and other o...

Surprise! The universe has 10 times as many galaxies as scientists thought

Academics : LA Times: Science

The universe just got a lot more crowded. Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope say that there are around two trillion galaxies in the cosmos — at least 10 times higher than previously thought. The findings, to be publishe...

Two trillion galaxies in ‘observable’ Universe: NASA

News : The Raw Story

There are a dizzying two trillion galaxies in the Universe, up to twenty times more than previously thought, astronomers reported Thursday. The surprising find, based on 3D modelling of images collected over 20 years by the Hubble S...

Astronomy: Universe much richer in galaxies

Academics : Nature

The observable Universe is populated by between 1 trillion and 3 trillion galaxies, almost 10 times more than previously estimated.A team led by Christopher Conselice at the University of Nottingham, UK, estimated this number using ...

More than 2 trillion galaxies in the universe, at least 10 times as many as we thought

Humor / odd : Boing Boing

In the 1990s, Hubble surprised astronomers by revealing just how packed the universe is with galaxies: they estimated some 200 billion of them based on its observations. But now we know these estimates were wrong. There are at least...


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