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Hello sir

What is the difference between space and universe

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The universe is defined as: "all existing matter and space considered as a whole; the cosmos. The universe is believed to be at least 10 billion light years in diameter and contains a vast number of galaxies; it has been expanding since its creation in the Big Bang about 13 billion years ago"

Space is defined as: "the physical universe beyond the earth's atmosphere"

So in effect, they are the same thing.

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Harry Hayfield

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Particular expert in eclipses (both solar and lunar), but able to answer most questions about astronomy or refer to a website that can help

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Have been interested in eclipses since August 1999 and hope to see the annular eclipse in Scotland next year

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