From: George Murphy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Mar 31 2003 - 12:25:43 EST
John Burgeson wrote:
> >>So my 5 month old granddaughter is the same age that I am? Or am I just
> >>not a
> scientist? >>
> Defending Moorad (!) I think he was just saying that the material that makes
> up everything, including him, you, me and your 5 month old granddaughter
> (congratulations, by the way) is all derived from the universe's beginning,
> and is therefore of equal age.
> I have no idea why that is important to him, and since matter can be both
> created and destroyed, a good case can be made that it is not correct, but
> that's what I see he had in mind.
OK, but this leads to rather odd ways of speaking. If someone asks how old I am
& I answer "Oh, about 14 billion years," I'll probably get some strange looks.
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