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April 19, 2014

Posted by **qwerty** on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 8:18pm.

- The universe is opaque at large scales

- The universe expands

- There is simply not enough starlight in the universe

- Matter is clustered in such a way that the integral brightness converges

- Cosmology -
**drwls**, Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 8:30pmThe expanding universe is one way to explain Olbers' paradox. The most distance regions are highly red-shifted and do not deliver enough energy to make the night sky infinitely bright, when integrating to infinite distance.

- Cosmology -
**Ryan**, Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 1:35pmThere isn't enough starlight in the universe, as strange as that sounds. But redshift does dim stars that are moving away from us at near-c speeds.

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