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Inconsistency Between the Age and Radius of the Universe

9 Feb 2017, 10:50 UTC
Inconsistency Between the Age and Radius of the Universe
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Question: I see often estimates that the universe is 46 billion light years in extent. However, it is only 13.8 billion years old, and expanded from a single point in the Big Bang. How did it expand to 46 billion light years–or 23 billion from a central point–in only 13.8 billion years? — Mike
Answer: See my answer to a very similar question regarding an apparent inconsistency between the age and diameter of the universe.
Jeff Mangum

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