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Astronomers: Universe Holds Way More Galaxies Than Thought

It appears that scientists had underestimated the magnitude of the universe. An international team of astronomers reported Thursday that the universe might be 10, or even 20, times larger than we previously thought, containing as many as 1 trillion or even 2 trillion galaxies. An astrophysics professor at the University of Nottingham in England led the team that came up with the mind-boggling estimate of 2 trillion galaxies in the universe. Professor Christopher Conselice said that...

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