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The Big Bang, and other explanations of universe

(AP) – Through the millennia, humans have asked: How did everything come into existence? Modern science’s answer is the Big Bang Theory, which posits that the universe sprang in an instant from a sub-atomic fragment.


Anisotropies of Cosmic Microwave Background showing temperature fluctuations as observed by Planck space telescope. (Photo credit: ESA, Planck Collaboration / AP)

Universe ages 80 million years

PARIS (AP) – New results from a look into the split second after the Big Bang indicate the universe is 80 million years older than previously thought.