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Observable universe contains two trillion galaxies, 10 times more than previously thought

October 13, 2016 Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/10/161013111709.htm The universe suddenly looks a lot more crowded, thanks to a deep-sky census assembled from surveys taken by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and other observatories. Astronomers came to the surprising conclusion that there are at least 10 times more galaxies in the observable universe than previously thought. This places the universe’s …

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Universe has 2 trillion galaxies, astronomers say

There are a dizzying 2 trillion galaxies in the universe, up to 20 times more than previously thought, astronomers reported on Thursday. The surprising finding, based on 3D modeling of images collected over 20 years by the Hubble Space Telescope, was published in the Astronomical Journal. Scientists have puzzled over how many galaxies the cosmos harbors at least since US …

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Could Earthworms Save the Climate? – Anastasia Pantsios

We know that earthworms are good for our gardens. When you turn over a spade full of rich soil and find it packed with the wiggly creatures, you know that your garden is going to grow strong and healthy. Vermicomposting—using worms to consume food scraps and turn them—has justifiably become all the rage. But now it appears earthworms can do more than just …