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Fraser
2010-Aug-23, 02:00 PM
Our solar system is beautiful and aging gracefully, but it might be even older than we originally thought, by as much as 2 million years. A group of scientists analyzed lead isotopes within a 1.49-kilo (3.2-pound) meteorite found in the Moroccan desert in 2004 and found evidence that suggests the mineral was formed 4.56 billion [...]

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Superluminal
2010-Aug-23, 03:21 PM
I don't think 2 million years is going be a change on Carl Sagan's Cosmic Calendar.