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Science’s super dilemma

We shouldn’t be here. According to astrophysics, our Milky Way galaxy doesn’t contain enough stuff to ever have formed. But here we are, so that causes sort of a dilemma for scientists. To fix this problem, they’ve hypothesized a substance called dark matter.

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Earth’s fiery travail

Both Genesis and the Enuma Elish describe the earth as being formed from out of  chaos and into order. The giant impact hypothesis of 1975 states that the moon is a byproduct of a massive impact of the earth and another giant body called Theia. It’s a crazy idea, but there’s actually some supporting evidence.

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The 7 days of Genesis

Most theologians today consider the first chapter of Genesis to be a response to the Babylonian creation epic called the Enuma Elish. Both accounts are concerned with the conquest of order over chaos. The Enuma Elish begins with “When on high,” and Genesis begins similarly, although with a unique Hebrew spin, with “In the beginning.”

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Dark energy is the real deal (or not?)

A team of physicists announced last week, after a two-year study, that they’re 99.996 percent sure dark energy is real. So what is it that they’re so sure about?
At the turn of the last century, most astronomers believed the universe was neither expanding nor contracting.

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