ANSWERS: 4
  • "Just how old is the earth?" - 4.543 billion years. Here's a helpful article - http://www.universetoday.com/75805/how-old-is-the-earth/
    • Keble Bolly-Jocksford
      Really? How did they measure time in those days? What sort of calendars did they have as long ago as that?
    • Ice man
      I believe that predates watches, calendars, and even the people who would later pursue such scientific notions. : )
  • 5-21-2017 They can't explain just how they get those numbers. When they try, it makes no sense.
  • Matter can neither be created nor destroyed. I believe the entire Big Bang was an explosion combining bits and pieces of other worlds that were first sucked into a black hole compressed and then expelled out to form a new universe.
  • It’s pretty much impossible to tell. While there are methods that help us learn more about the earth’s age, these methods don’t measure the actual age of the planet; they measure the age of the item being tested. We can, for example, date a rock to be billions of years old, but even if we could prove that that measurement be accurate (which we can’t, even though it very well may be), the rock could easily be older or younger than the earth itself. Beyond that, it’s just an educated guess.

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