I'm more into questioning mainstream science and pseudo-science to remain open-minded.

Why is it that we are seeing light 30 billion light years away; when the estimated age of the universe is much younger? How does space-stretching circumvent the light-speed limit?

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    $\begingroup$ Well, such a galaxy was a lot closer to us (under 30 million light-years away) when the light we see from it now started on its journey. Related: astronomy.stackexchange.com/q/1001/16685 $\endgroup$
    – PM 2Ring
    Jan 25, 2020 at 17:06
  • $\begingroup$ @PM2Ring - Isn't your comment an answer? $\endgroup$ Jan 26, 2020 at 2:35
  • $\begingroup$ @Mark I suppose it's the start of an answer, but I'm pretty sure we already have a good answer for this question already on the site. I'm hoping that we get some feedback from Travis to help us select an appropriate duplicate target. $\endgroup$
    – PM 2Ring
    Jan 26, 2020 at 8:50


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