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The Two Ways to Measure How Fast the Universe Is Growing Do Not Agree

And that suggests understanding of cosmology is wrong

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One of the most basic facts about the universe is that it is expanding. This observation, made by Edwin Hubble (pictured) in 1929, leads to all sorts of mind-stretching ideas. That the universe is growing implies it was smaller in the past — possibly a lot…

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