Olbers' Paradox asks the question: If the universe is filled with infinite stars, then why isn't the night sky as bright as the sun? If the universe really extended to infinity, then there should be infinite stars. That would mean that every point in the sky should have a star in it, so the sky should be bright. Obviously, the night sky is dark, but for centuries, the reason why was a little bit of a conundrum — in other words, a paradox.
From Light Comes Darkness
Written by Trevor English August 31, 2016
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