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Episode 124 - The Astronomical Distance Ladder

16 Jan 2015, 12:00 UTC
Episode 124 - The Astronomical Distance Ladder
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Measuring distance in every-day life requires some basic tools like a ruler. But who holds the other end when we want to measure the distance to the next galaxy? In response to young-Earth creationist claims, this episode delves into some of the science of how we measure distances across the cosmos and how all those different measurements fit together in what we call the Astronomical Distance Ladder.

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