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Age of the universe

| March 23rd, 2013

That is very interesting…

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Analysis of data from the European Space Agency’s Planck mission has found out some pretty cool new things about our universe, including:

– It’s older than we believed, at about 13.81 billion years.
– It’s expanding more slowly than we expected.
– It’s made up of 4.9 percent normal matter, 26.8 percent dark matter, and 68.3 percent dark energy.
– And finally, that it’s a tiny bit lopsided.

Read more here: http://slate.me/Yci6Bi