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Visit this site from the University of Oregon for a thorough discussion of Olbers' Paradox, which asks why the night sky is dark.  With discussion and some calculations, it resolves the paradox and draws a conclusion about the size (or equivalently, the age) of the Universe.
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 1994 University of Oregon, Department of Physics
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Keywords: Big Bang, dark, luminosity, sky
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Record Updated: Aug 16, 2020 by Lyle Barbato
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February 9, 1994
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J. Imamura, (1994), WWW Document, (https://pages.uoregon.edu/imamura/123cs/lecture-5/olbers.html).
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J. Imamura, Olbers' Paradox (1994), <https://pages.uoregon.edu/imamura/123cs/lecture-5/olbers.html>.
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Imamura, J. (1994, February 9). Olbers' Paradox. Retrieved January 31, 2023, from https://pages.uoregon.edu/imamura/123cs/lecture-5/olbers.html
Chicago Format
Imamura, Jim. Olbers' Paradox. February 9, 1994. https://pages.uoregon.edu/imamura/123cs/lecture-5/olbers.html (accessed 31 January 2023).
MLA Format
Imamura, Jim. Olbers' Paradox. 1994. 9 Feb. 1994. 31 Jan. 2023 <https://pages.uoregon.edu/imamura/123cs/lecture-5/olbers.html>.
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