Cosmic Galaxy Count Soars To 2 Trillion

HOUSTON—The observable universe is awash in galaxies, literally. A new study using Hubble Space Telescope observations and led by UK astrophysicist Christopher Conselice of the University of Nottingham estimates the population at a minimum of 2 trillion galaxies, a tenfold increase. That is enough...

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