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From Symmetry: "The age of the universe"

Symmetry

August 18, 2015
Amelia Williamson Smith

Looking out from our planet at the vast array of stars, humans have always asked questions central to our origin: How did all of this come to be? 1,093 more words

Basic Research

Most Distant Galaxy Known: over 95% of the way back to the origin

Recently, a team of astronomers from the U.S., U.K. and The Netherlands have confirmed the most distant galaxy known. This galaxy had previously been estimated to have a redshift of z = 8.57, from photometric methods, that is, from the general shape of the spectrum. 404 more words

Dark Matter

With multiple lines of evidence, it was still wrong

Speaking in the context of evolution, David Macmillan advises:

Creationists attempt to rewrite the last two centuries of scientific progress in order to avoid dealing with the multiple lines of evidence all independently affirming common descent and deep time.

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Quotes

Sting In The Tail of Scorpius

Antares is the massive star

The seventeenth brightest star in the night-time sky and the brightest star in the constellation Scorpius, and is often referred to as “the heart of the scorpion”. 419 more words

Coleyartastro

Dark Matter and Dark Energy

By: Paige Copenhaver, Athens Science Café

Most people have heard of dark matter and dark energy in the news or in the media. For example, in Star Trek: The Next Generation, the Enterprise encounters a dark matter cloud. 819 more words

Blog

Timeless

Studies in Genesis1

In the beginning, God created the heavens.

Scientists, astronomers and others have dated the age of the universe as close to fourteen billion. 223 more words

Bible

The ages of things: understanding what is true

This post is as much for my benefit as it is anything else.  I’ve spent a couple of hours over the last few days piecing together the various ages of things that I think are pretty darn awesome.  386 more words

Scientific Literacy