Thursday, March 21, 2013

The Universe Is 80 Million Years Older Than We Thought

The Universe Is 80 Million Years Older Than We Thought:
We've known for ages that the universe is 13 and a quarter billionish years old for a while, but now a recent study is tweaking that number just slightly. Findings by the European Space Agency's Planck space probe show that the universe is about 80 million years older than previously thought, bringing the total to 13.81 billion. More »