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Vorlund's Avatar Jump to comment 23 by Vorlund

The star must have been massive in order to have such a short life span. Or should we be revising our estimates of the age of the universe? Most stars are between 1 and 10 billion years old.

Comment 22 by TheRationalizer :

Dear young Earth creationist. If the universe is really 10,000 years old then why are we seeing the death of a star that occurred 13 billion years ago. Believing god lined up photons for us so that we can see them is one thing, but why would your young-Earth god show us that a star exploded 13 billion years before it could possibly have existed? :)

The idea doG created the cosmos just to sit back and watch us struggle with good and evil is an absurdity which they have yet to explain.

Thu, 26 May 2011 10:06:45 UTC | #631049