It is a well-known fact now that the sun is one of the multiple stars in the universe.

But in which year people at least hypothesized the fact that we are living in a universe with multiple stars?


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This belief is known as cosmic pluralism and was found among the ancient Greek philosophers:

After Anaximander opened the door to an infinite universe, a strong pluralist stance was adopted by the atomists, notably Leucippus, Democritus, and Epicurus.

Though this was the belief that stars had planets -- that is, were, like the sun, not just points of light but with satellites.


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