James Webb telescope reveals 3 possible 'dark stars' — galaxy-sized objects powered by invisible dark matter

Aug 27, 2020
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In the headline you write...

"galaxy-sized objects powered by invisible dark matter"

...and in the body of the article you write...

"Dark stars are hypothesized to have widths hundreds of times greater than the sun's."

So which is it? There's such a monumental difference between these two sizes that it boggles the mind.

According to my back of the envelope calculation, and assuming that "hundreds of times" is 500 times larger, the smallest galaxy (300 ly in diameter) would be roughly 4 million times larger than the dark star. If you want to go with an average sized galaxy (ours), then it's well over a billion times larger!

So which is it? Given to hyperbole?