Gary Hinshaw

Astrophysicist, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

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Astrophysicist with NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and a team member of "W" Map program, or the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe

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The universe is 13.73 billion years old.

The Age of the Universe...Refined

The universe is 13.73 billion years old.

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