Star survey reaches 70 sextillion
July 22, 2003 | Source: CNN
The total number of stars in the known universe visible with modern telescopes is 7 x 10^22, according to a study by Australian astronomers.
The actual number of stars could be infinite, said Dr. Simon Driver, speaking at the General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union meeting in Sydney. The universe is so big, light from the other side of the universe “hasn’t reached us yet.”