Multilingual flashcard 93 – Star in 9 languages
So I have still been creating multilingual flashcards but, unfortunately, have fallen behind on creating and uploading one every day. In large part this was initially due to no phone network or internet when I went home to rural (read middle-of-nowhere) Ireland! Since then, I have also started a new job…which, while I love it, has also taken up a lot of my time.
Apologies aside, I hope to get back on track this week!
Star: A luminous sphere of plasma held together by its own gravity – even the definition sounds cool!
So, how many stars are there?
Turns out there are probably more than grains of sand on Earth but our knowledge of the universe is still too limited to do any more than estimate. The most commonly accepted estimate is 100 billion stars in each galaxy multiplied by the 10 billion galaxies in the observable universe…giving us around 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 (or one billion trillion) stars. (Source)
Makes you want to look up for a bit longer the next time you’re outside at night, doesn’t it?
Hope everyone is having a lovely half-term!