Two U.S. astronomers contend our Universe has three times more stars than previously thought. That would make for upwards of 300,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 stars.
An August 2011 research project from CSIRO in Australia has found that the Universe is forming fewer stars than in the past because galaxies has less gas in which to make stars.
Written by: William Atkins | Published in: SpaceAn international team of astronomers used a NASA telescope to determine the average distance between stars. They used what is called "cosmic fog" to make this determination.