Oct 31st: When Was The First Light In The Universe?

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Podcaster: Fraser Cain 

Title:  Guide to Space: When Was The First Light In The Universe?

Organization: Universe Today

Link: www.universetoday.com

The topic has been published in: https://www.universetoday.com/131809/first-light-universe/

Description: The speed of light gives us an amazing tool for studying the Universe. Because light only travels a mere 300,000 kilometers per second, when we see distant objects, we’re looking back in time.

You’re not seeing the Sun as it is today, you’re seeing an 8 minute old Sun. You’re seeing 642 year-old Betelgeuse. 2.5 million year-old Andromeda.

In fact, you can keep doing this, looking further out, and deeper into time. Since the Universe is expanding today, it was closer in the past.

Bio: Fraser Cain is the publisher of Universe Today 

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