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shagbark Started conversation Oct 17, 2001
You might want to be aware of this that I took from an October 5th Press release of the STSCI "A recently discovered baby galaxy had a red shift of 5.58 corresponding to a distance of 13.4 Billion Light years" This is from th Space Telescope Science Institute Press Release STSCI-PR01-32
WeS Posted Oct 17, 2001
The age of the universe is not known accurately. The estimate for the age of the universe is between 10 and 20 billion years, and the books I looked in said the best guess is around 12 billion years old. It could be slightly older or younger.
shagbark Posted Oct 18, 2001
When I was a freshman in college, the best guess for the number of moons around Jupitar was 12. If you said anything else you were marked wrong. Books get out of date. Best guesses change.
WeS Posted Oct 27, 2001
I checked up from more recent sources (at NASA), and they say the universe is about 14 billion years old. I've asked the editor to correct that.
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