White, R. S. (2007) The Age of the Earth. Faraday Paper, 8. pp. 1-4.
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The best estimate for the age of the material which forms the Earth is 4,566 million years, which is accurate to within a few million years. The universe is three times older, at 13,700 million years. Modern humans extend back only a few thousandths of one per cent of the age of the Earth, although living organisms have been present on Earth throughout most of its history. I discuss the scientific basis of geological dating, historical and recent views on the age of the Earth, and some theological implications that follow from the biblical and scientific evidence.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||2007 AREP IA53 2007 P|
|Subjects:||99 - Other|
|Divisions:||99 - Other|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Faraday Paper|
|Page Range:||pp. 1-4|
|Depositing User:||Sarah Humbert|
|Date Deposited:||16 Feb 2009 13:04|
|Last Modified:||23 Jul 2013 10:08|
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