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When I was younger I spent A LOT
of time with face planted in science books with a focus on theoretical physics, space exploration and the structure of the universe. Now I am older, what books or films should I throw myself back into? [more inside]
posted by zombieApoc
on Dec 13, 2011 -
If I've gotten the right impression, much of our currently visible universe will eventually be expanded away from us, never to be seen again. Do we already know how much and what parts of our present neighborhood we'll be left huddling with?
posted by Anything
on Dec 4, 2011 -
Expanding Universe Filter: Why will our galaxy collide with Andromeda in +/- 4 billion years? [more inside]
posted by jjonajason
on Jan 21, 2011 -
How is the universe 156 billion light years across if it is only 13.7 billion years old?
posted by plexi
on Mar 12, 2008 -
AskMeFi Physics folk: How do astronomers account for the temporal distinctiveness of their galactic subjects in their calculations?
I understand that observations of the red shift of quasars delinates a speed increase in the expansion of the universe - yet my brain explodes when I try to understand how the enormous expanse of time
is factored into these models. [more inside]
posted by 0bvious
on Apr 9, 2006 -