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Submission + - The galaxy may have billions of habitable planets (discovermagazine.com)

The Bad Astronomer writes: "A recent astronomical report came out stating that as many as 1 in 4 sun-like stars have earth-mass planets. But are they habitable? A simple bit of math based on some decent assumptions shows that there may be *billions* of potentially habitable worlds in the galaxy. Getting to them, of course, is another problem altogether..."
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The galaxy may have billions of habitable planets

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