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Running head: Evidence for the Big Bang Theory1Evidence for the Big Bang TheoryTeresa HernandezRasmussen CollegeG239/AST2002 Section 01 Introduction to Astronomy (5.5 Weeks) - Online Plus - 2020 SummerQuarter Term 1Francette FeyAugust 11, 2020
Evidence for the Big Bang Theory2Evidence for the Big Bang TheoryOlber's paradox is the darkness observed in the night sky. If the universewere infinite, unchanging, and everywhere the same, then the entire night skywould be bright, because it would be completely covered with stars (Bennett, 2018).Since the universe started at some finite time in the past, then there has not beensufficient time for the light from every star to reach us yet.Currently most astronomers agree that the Big Bang actually happened. The universe isexpanding and distant galaxies are speeding away from us in all directions. Everything started
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Big Bang, Redshift, Cosmic microwave background radiation, Arno Penzias, teresa Hern ndez

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