In a message dated 11/24/1999 11:25:51 AM Eastern Standard Time, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> Consider the number of stars in this galaxy, and then the number of galaxies
Again, we have no other example but our own existence. We might have 2-4 hundred billion stars to comprise the galaxy, or even tens of trillions to comprise the Local Group, that contain a rich number of earth-like worlds. Until something develops that can reason and create technology; its a grand guessing-game.