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Looking at the Distant Universe

SATPHY-QKTEEI

As astronomers look at the most distant parts of the universe, which of the following is NOT true?

A

The stars they see are generally more massive than near-by stars.

B

The stars they see generally have "shorter lives" than nearby stars.

C

The galaxies they see are older than ours.

D

The spectrum of light given off by galaxies is significantly "red-shifted."

E

The galaxies are further apart from each other than near-by galaxies are from each other.