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The Age of the Universe

Referring back to our ongoing conversation on the bible and my problems with it, I’ll respond to the objections on the rational problems I have with a literalist interpretation of, in this case, Genesis 1-3. 1,312 more words

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The Quest for Cosmic Inflation

2014 is the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB). Discovered accidentally in 1964 by two scientists from Bell Laboratories in New Jersey, Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson, who initially thought that the interference was caused by pigeon droppings on their antenna, CMB is a faint glow that permeates the entire universe, dating back to just 380,000 years after the Big Bang. 12,411 more words

Age Of The Universe