Is the universe older than we think?

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Message 2122677 - Posted: 15 Jul 2023, 10:40:46 UTC

Possibly at least twice what we thought?

How old is our universe? New study says Big Bang might have happened 27 billion years ago.

The question is simple enough, but as the years go by it's become apparent that settling on the answer isn't quite so easy. Even today, the matter remains open to discussion as new research could at any moment upend our previous cosmic conception for the age of the billions of galaxies that comprise our universe.

That's what happened last week when a new study was released challenging the long-held notion that our universe is nearly 13.8 billion years old. If the findings of this latest research prove accurate, the Big Bang may have taken place 26.7 billion years ago, making the actual age of the universe nearly twice as old as we thought......
And just think, as more powerful space telescopes become available that age could lengthen further.
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Message 2122713 - Posted: 16 Jul 2023, 6:37:32 UTC

They may as well use the S.W.A.G. method. It's hard not to conclude it's a monumental waste of time,
Bob DeWoody

My motto: Never do today what you can put off until tomorrow as it may not be required. This no longer applies in light of current events.
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