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This Is The Most Exciting Crisis in Cosmology – ScienceAlert

For as long as there has been a Universe, space has been expanding. It winked into existence roughly 13.8 billion years ago, and has been puffing up ever since, like a giant cosmic balloon.

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For as long as there has been a Universe, space has been expanding. It winked into existence roughly 13.8 billion years ago, and has been puffing up ever since, like a giant cosmic balloon.
The current rate of this expansion is called the Hubble constant, or H0, and it’s one of the fundamental measurements of the Universe.
If you know the Hubble constant, you can calculate the age of the Universe. You can calculate the size of the Universe. You can more accurately calculate the influence of th…

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