Impossible Binaries

It’s not often that you see young Earth creationists trumpeting a study that on the face of it would seem to show a universe even older than is currently generally accepted. But that’s exactly what Brian Thomas’ Four Sets of ‘Impossible’ Stars does:

Astronomers just found four binary star systems that should not exist if the universe is only 13.7 billion years old. These stars look twice that old to secularists, because they are rotating around one another in less than four hours. Perhaps God placed them there in order to challenge the origins myth that is espoused by evolutionary scientists.

If the ICR suddenly went belly-up I could potentially re-purpose this blog to discussing, or simply listing things “that should not exist if the universe” were only 6000 years old – that would not be hard. Continue reading