Billions and Billions

When you look up at the night sky, what do you see?

At one time, the highest estimate of galaxies in the observable Universe was 200 Billion.

Now, estimates show the possibility of at least 2 trillion, and as many as 5 trillion galaxies.

Year # of Galaxies
2006 200B
2018 2T
2021 >15T


What do We Learn?

The Universe is vast, take a moment to consider a few things.

Have you been pretty sure of yourself up to this point?

Remember to:

  • Remember that there may be data yet to uncover
  • Come to terms with the fact that not everything is knowable all at once
  • Stay curious, continue to run proofs
* Data presented is not actual data. Reference material would normally go here.


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