How does science prove our solar system is young not billions of years old? We are not talking about “evolution” which is often times confused with the general term “science” for indoctrination and political reasons. Rather science being: “a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge.” Evolution, whether it be planetary evolution, or Darwinian evolution is not science because previous fundamental knowledge within the evolutionary framework is not corrected but rather the new knowledge is corrected in order to maintain the previous knowledge regarding anything they feel that evolves in nature or the universe.
Back to answer the question, how does science prove our solar system is not billions of years old. The answer is: activity. A young solar system is going to have a lot more activity than an older one which makes space exploration more exciting! Pluto is the most recent which has surprised scientists with its activity but there is another and it’s coming from the DAWN spacecraft.
Keep in mind, evolutionary scientists do expect surprises, they feel they know a lot, but not everything but discovering evidence of youth in our solar system is a shocker. And the closer the spacecraft gets, it’s going to be even more shocking to them.
“I expected to be surprised because we knew so little about Ceres,” Christopher Russell, Dawn’s principal investigator and a planetary scientist at the University of California, Los Angeles, said in an email. “I never expected bright spots and a pyramid to be the surprises.”
Evolutionary scientists were expecting inert chunk of rock and ice, because they believe Ceres is billions of years old which sits in very cold space and if it was, this would have been a good prediction. But reality says, it is much younger because of its activity. This is not the first time, every single body our spacecrafts have explored, sent back data which confirms youth not old age.
Here are a few other examples:
- Evolution scientists have been hard at work trying to close the two billion age gap they claim Saturn has. “Planets tend to cool as they get older, but Saturn is hotter than astrophysicists say it should be without some additional energy source.” If you leave your hot coffee in room, it gets cooler because the room is cooler. But you put your coffee in a microwave (which has another energy source), it heats up, thus your energy source. Basic physics.
- Enceladus, the little Arizona-width moon that sends out five gigwatts of heat through its south-pole geysers. Currently there is no work on trying to come up with an energy source that could last for billions of years.
- Mountain range discovery: On Saturn’s third largest moon and the 11th largest in the entire solar system, there are 12 mile high and thin mountains on lapetus which was discovered by Cassini. Possible solution: tidal heating.
- No tidal heating but yet activity: “Already, these images are challenging views about how small, icy worlds work.” The land of icy mountains produced earlier “looks relatively young—so young, in fact, that it suggests the planet is still geologically active.” This is what happens when a dwarf planet is not billions of years old but rather quite young! :) There is no hope of a tidal heating explanation here, although this does prove geological activity is not necessarily produced by tidal heating which is something that was debated in this blog a number of years ago. Evidence conformation!
As the mission for its next adventure in the Kuiper Belt when it flies by, it’s going to turn up more evidence for a youthful universe that will give evolutionary scientists more work on trying to correct the data so it fits within their framework. But we creationists rejoice as new exploration brings home amazing discoveries than confirm its intelligent design features :)