How fast is the Universe expanding?

Speaker: Dr Matt Bothwell, Public Astronomer, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge

Synopsis: Around a century ago, Edwin Hubble made one of the most important discoveries in astronomical history: the Universe is expanding. Today, astronomers are faced with a puzzle: why do different experiments disagree about how fast our Universe is expanding?


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17 Apr 2024


2:15 pm


Wednesday Lecture - online and U3AC, Pink room. Places for in person attendance must be pre-booked. Bookings open from 7 days before the lecture.