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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

trillions of years in the making -From star dust to the silver river

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Q & A: Creationism or not??
"the earth" alone, mind you, not the cosmos — had its birthday on Saturday, October 22, in 4004 BC, at six in the afternoon." 
     J. Ussher  (1650)


"I was reading many articles about estimates of the age of the Earth throughout the ages. 
I was dumbfounded when I read that Newton (1689), arguably one of the greatest scientists ever to have ‘calculated’ the age of the earth, estimated that the Earth was created in 4000 BCE. 
  • Johannes Kepler (1615) arrived at a similar result..... 
  •  April 27, in 4997 BC
Which methods did these scientists use to arrive at such conclusions?

XX century: The great illusion Image result for the big bang
And then,  1916, a Belgium Jesuit, Lemaître gave 
the Big Bang!!   inflation of space and time

"A homogeneous Universe of constant mass and 
growing radius accounting for 
the radial velocity of extragalactic nebulae"

XXI century: 
The great contact with the outer space 

Voyage of Time is a celebration of the universe, displaying the whole of time, from its start to its final collapse. This film examines all that occurred to prepare the world that stands before us now: science and spirit, birth and death, the grand cosmos and the minute life systems of our planet

Astronomers unveil most detailed map of the Milky Way to date -Guardian
The map, based on observations from the European Space Agency’s Gaia probe, will transform what we know about the galaxy, say scientists

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