8.8 billion. Billion, with a B and an illion. That's how many potentially habitable planets there are in our galaxy alone, according to a new study. So what in the name of Space Jesus are we doing just sitting around, not spooling up the FTL?
|"Yeah, seriously you guys, what's up with that?"|
|"I'm sorry Steven, but according to my |
calculations, yo mamma really is so fat."
'Potentially habitable' is along way from actually habitable and full of aliens waiting for us to teach them about this thing we hew-mons call 'love.' Still though, this is pretty exciting. With 8.8 billion worlds out there, even the most preposterous Star Trek episodes seem suddenly plausible. Gangster planet, Nazi Germany planet, it's all on the table.
|A world that's exactly like Earth except the Roman Empire|
never fell and everybody speaks English? What the hell.
|This is why we can't have nice things.|