On January 11th, the news was that we actually could have more planets than stars in the Milky Way!
Three studies released Wednesday, in the journal Nature and at the American Astronomical Society’s conference in Austin, Texas, demonstrate an extrasolar real estate boom. One study shows that in our Milky Way, most stars have planets. And since there are a lot of stars in our galaxy — about 100 billion — that means a lot of planets. (AP)
Dr. Driver's studies have us thinking that there are more stars than grains of sand in the world. Does that mean we could actually have more planets than grain of sand in the world?