Distance vs. Age of Objects

With reference to http://www.straightdope.com/mailbag/mbigbang.html , it’s nice that the answer is so simple. But don’t you think you ought to give it anyway? :wink:

Hmmmm… slight glitch in the system. Once upon a time, long long ago in a galaxy far far away, there WAS an answer …

We’ll get it patched up. Thanks for calling it to our attention.