The best we can do is balance a lot of different measurements of the brightness and distance of stars and the red shifting of their light to come up with some ballpark figure.The oldest star clusters whose age we can estimate are about 12 to 15 billions years old.
People are getting married later in life, spending more money on weddings, and, according to a new study, they're spending more time getting to know each other before tying the knot.
For the modern couple, here's the breakdown of that half-decade: 17 months of dating before moving in together, 22 months of living together before getting engaged, and 20 months of engagement before getting married.
People are marrying later in life, too, a fact that may come as no surprise.
More than 90 percent of participants said they felt less pressure to get married than their parents' generation.
Divorce rates will likely decline for the foreseeable future, too.