Big Bang Or Big Bust?

WalterRussell1It is commonly stated that the universe is approximately 13½ billion years old. This belief is another case in which the most widely accepted theories in mainstream science trickle down into mainstream media, transforming into fact along the way. For example in a recent article by the Smithsonian's Center for Astrophysics, this 13-billion-year age of the Universe is cited as if it were an undisputed fact. No wonder this has become a widely held belief that is spoken of in popular culture, as if it were as well-established as the fact that the Earth goes around the Sun. Continue reading