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Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Milky Way Is Home To '17 Billion Earths'

Do you have any idea how many 'Star'bucks and Walmarts that works out to? Also, that equals 42 trillion TV stations and still nothing to watch but Galatic Law and Disorder episodes. Yeesh!

Too bad Revit only has a one light year distance limit.

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Milky Way Is Home To '17 Billion Earths'
A3_Technology on HuffingtonPost.com
There are at least 17 billion Earth-sized planets in our galaxy, scientists have announced.

In fact there could be many, many more.

Astronomers have announced that at least 17 percent of stars - roughly one in six - host a planet which is roughly the same size as Earth, in a close orbit similar to our own.

There are about 100 billion stars in our galaxy - meaning 17 billion Earth-a-likes is a good ballpark figure.

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