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Age of the observable Universe?

  1. Aug 1, 2015 #1
    Forgive my ignorance?.. If we can see 13.8-ish billion light years away how can the universe be the same age? Matter cannot travel at the speed of light, so how are we as far away (in light years) as the universe is old?
     
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  3. Aug 1, 2015 #2

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