- Question 5:
- Why do you think knowing the age of the universe
Your answers will vary, but they may include some of the
Human curiosity causes us to question our
origins and ask where we came from. This curiosity extends
to our universe, as well. How, for example, did the stars and
galaxies that we see in the night sky develop? To answer that
question, we need to know how much time they had to develop.
age sets the time scale for the development of all astronomical
objects. Stars, for example, cannot be older than our universe.
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