321Science! | What is the Age of the Universe?

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How old are the Universe, the Solar System and asteroid Bennu? OSIRIS-REx presents a video which explores how many birthday candles would be on the Universe’s birthday cake.

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Music: Feeling Positive by Matthias Harris
Narrator: Tiffany Hawley

Thanks to the 321Science! team: Anna Spitz, Symeon Platts, Melissa Dykhuis, James Keane, Heather Roper, Hannah Tanquary, Rob Zellem, Zoe Bentley, Rose Patchell, Sarah Spitz, Ross Dubois, and OSIRIS-REx Scientists and Educators.

This video was written and produced by Tiffany Hawley as part of a NASA Space Grant Summer Internship with the OSIRIS-REx mission, funded by NASA Space Grant. 

OSIRIS-REx Presents 321Science! posts entertaining videos about asteroid science and mission information. OSIRIS-REx is a NASA New Frontiers mission which will launch to asteroid Bennu in 2016 and return a sample of the asteroid to Earth in 2023.


Solar system
Asteroids, comets, meteors
Science topics


October 22, 2014


Hawley, Tiffany