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How Old Is The Earth?

by Fraser Cain May 30, 2013

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter This article comes from the Universe Today archive, but was updated with this spiffy video. How old is the Earth? Scientists think that the Earth is 4.54 billion years old. Coincidentally, this is the same age as the rest of the […]

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Astronaut Photos Create a Map of the World

by Jason Major April 2, 2013

If you could spend a few months — or even a few days — living aboard the ISS, what would you take pictures of? Earth, most likely, with your favorite landforms¬†and your family’s and friends’ hometowns ranking high on the list. After a while, I’m sure plenty of other Earthly features would become photo targets […]

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How Was the Earth Formed?

by Matt Williams October 24, 2010

Just how was the Earth created? In some fiery furnace atop a great mountain?On some divine forge with the hammer of the gods shaping out of pure ether? How about of a great ocean known as chaos? These all sound familiar? Interestingly enough, these ancient creation stories contain an element of scientific fact to them. […]

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