Institute of Astronomy

How do we really know the age of the universe?

SpeakerTalk DateWeekly Handout
Sonali Shukla1 March 2017
Additional Information
Group:1st St Neot's Scouts
Number of Visitors:150

Talk Summary

The universe is 13.8 billion years old, which is a rather precise number.  We will take a look at how different areas of astronomy from meteorites to stars, galaxy clusters to the cosmic microwave background have all given clues to the age of the universe. 


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