Thursday, December 2, 2010

LOTS of Stars!

There are now thought to be 300 sextillion (i.e. a WHOLE lot of stars!) in the universe:

Three Times the Stars Scientists Thought - NYTimes

So, when our crazy world leaders walk around thinking how powerful they are, they should think that all they are in charge of is one planet around one of 300 sextillion stars! Still feel super powerful, folks? :-)

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