Scientists: At Least 8.8 Billion Habitable Planets In Galaxy

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Scientists: At Least 8.8 Billion Habitable Planets In Galaxy

Using data from the Kepler telescope, scientists have estimated that that our galaxy contains about 8.8 billion potentially habitable planets orbiting sun-like stars, though the number could be as high as 40 billion if non-sun-like stars are included. What do you think?

  • “I don’t want habitable, I want transcendent.”

    Yvonne Aitken
    Tennis Net Maker
  • “I’ve been yelling that for years.”

    Ian Curtis
  • “Okay, thanks for letting me know.”

    Andy Jonfield
    Cranberry Farmer