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First Year Results

The Age of the Universe with New Accuracy

Diagram showingthe relation of temprature and age of the Universe.



WMAP data tell us the age of our universe with a margin of error of close to 1%...

And the answer is:

13.7 Billion Years Old!




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379,000 years after the Big Bang At 200 million years, the Universe is equivalent to a toddler of 13 months One billion years, earliest galaxies form Present day, 13.7 bilion years after the Big Bang