What Kind of Galaxy Are You?

SCIENCE

Ian Fortey

5 Min Quiz

Do you have a favorite constellation in the night sky?

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Which "Star Trek" series is the best "Star Trek" series of them all?

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If you could visit anywhere in the universe, where would you go?

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Which friendly fictional alien would you most like to meet?

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If you had the chance to go on an interstellar journey, would you do it?

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Do you think there's intelligent life out in the universe beyond Earth?

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Would you ever take a trip to space as a tourist if the price was affordable?

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What was clearly the best robot in all of space-faring science fiction?

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What was the bets space-themed TV show ever made?

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Do you think aliens will be friendly if we ever meet them?

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What was your favorite subject when you were in school?

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How often do you get together with friends to do things?

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How do you think we'll master travel between galaxies in the future?

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Which of these scientists is the most inspirational to you?

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What's the most annoying thing about science fiction movies that take place in space?

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Which space shuttle clearly had the best name?

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Do you think space tourism is going to be a big industry in the future?

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Do you think humans are ever going to live on Mars?

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When you're in a situation with new people, are you outgoing or more reserved?

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What's the biggest problem with space travel right now, in your opinion.

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What's the most interesting idea you've heard about any space program right now, in your opinion?

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What's the most terrifying alien ever?

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How close are you with the people who live next door?

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If you're on your own for an evening, what are you doing for dinner?

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Do you ever find yourself in awe of just how vast the universe must be?

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Do you ever wonder what happened just before the Big Bang?

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How do you think the universe is going to end?

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What's the coolest thing about space travel, as far as you know?

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Hilton Hotels has famously had plans to build a hotel on the moon for years now. Would you ever be a guest?

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What's the most important reason to engage in space exploration?

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About This Quiz

No one can say with any precision just how many galaxies exist in the universe because it's literally impossible to observe the entire universe.  That said, speculation varies widely, but the one thing everyone agrees on is that there are a lot of them. Like, a lot. Some estimates are up as high as two trillion. That number is so big that, while you can say it and write it out, it's pretty much impossible to even imagine in practical terms. Has anyone ever seen two trillion of anything, ever, in a way their brain could hope to comprehend? Not at all. And that's just galaxies! If you want to know how many stars there are, some scientists have estimated that there are over one quadrillion.

So what's the point of all these huge numbers? With all those galaxies out there, each unique and different in its own way, surely some of them have to have some of the same qualities that you have, wouldn't you think? Of course, you would. In fact, we bet that if you answer the questions in this quiz, we can tell you just what type of galaxy you actually are. There's only one way to know for sure - take the quiz!

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