Satellite Provides Fundamental Info on Universe
From NPR's All Things Considered today:
A modest satellite a million miles from earth unequivocally answers some of the deepest questions about our universe, astronomers say. The satellite has determined not only the age of the universe [EAL: About 13 billion years old], but has even fixed our ultimate fate [EAL: The universe will continue to expand…it will not collapse on itself]. NPR's Richard Harris reports.
I've got to find more information on this. It's astonishing.