• Question: How many solar systems are there in the universe?

    Asked by Gulcin to Anne, Beth, COLFlight, Jon, Tom on 14 Oct 2015.
    • Photo: Beth Healey

      Beth Healey answered on 14 Oct 2015:

      Hey Gulcin!

      Over 500 have been found so far. NASA think that given how many we have already found in our own neighborhood that perhaps in the entire galaxy there are likely to be tens of billions, perhaps even 100 billion!! So still plenty left for us to find!! 🙂