Universe a billion years older than previously thought?

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Universe a billion years older than previously thought?

Post #1by Evil Dr Ganymede » 20.05.2004, 14:55

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/3732157.stm

It appears to be 14.7 billion years old instead of 13.7...

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Post #2by maxim » 20.05.2004, 18:43


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Post #3by Starman » 20.05.2004, 18:44

The question remains, how far back can we see? The universe could be much older then that, but we wouldn't know it because we can only see it up to a point due to acceleration.

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