Astronomy Cast

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Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos.


Ep. 79: How Big is the Universe?

March 10th, 2008

Episode 82 of 460 episodes

We’re ready to complete our trilogy of discovery about the universe. We’ve learned that it has no center; rather everywhere is its center and nowhere. We discovered that the universe seems to be flat. It not open, it is not closed, it is flat. If that doesn’t make any sense, you need to listen to the previous show because there’s no way I could give that an explanation. So now we want to know: “How big is it?” Does it go on forever or is it finite in scale? How much of it can we see?

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