Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Saturday January 14, 2012

160 Billion Planets in the Milky Way?

It seems like just a few years ago scientists were looking for proof of any planets circling stars and now the prognosis is at least 160 Billion planets are out there in the Milky Way. If you were feeling the slightest bit lonely in the galaxy, get over it. big grin

"We used to think that the Earth might be unique in our galaxy, but now it seems that there are literally billions of planets with masses similar to Earth orbiting stars in the Milky Way."