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Are Humans A Superior Species?

Here’s a question I found in a Facebook forum recently: Why Nature Choosed? English almost certainly isn’t the questioner’s first language, so I’m only considering the underlying assumptions in the question(s). Why nature choosed humans to be superior . . . ? Why not cats, whales, or eagles to lead . . . ? English[…]

The Universe Is Older Than That (short version)

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Published on: 2014.04.18

(This is the short version. To read the long version, click here.) Scientists currently agree that the observable universe is about 13.8 billion years old. The farthest objects we can observe are about 13.3 billion light years away, which means it took light 13.3 billion years to get here. Light travels at about 186,000 miles[…]

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