Humboldt State University ® Department of Chemistry

Richard A. Paselk

Evolution and Christianity
Spring 2008 Notes Office: SA560a
Office Hours: T 1000-1150, W 1600-1650, Th 1000-1050, F 1400-1450
other times by appointment
Phone: x 5719
Home: 822-1116
e-mail: rap1@humboldt.edu

Deep Time and The History of the Earth - 2

Overview of Earth History

The Solar system is almost exactly one-third of the age of the Universe! (4.57 By vs. 13.7 By)

Time line of early Earth: from origin of solar system (4.57 Ga) to present (5 meter model).

Major occurrences of Precambrian (approx. 90% of Earth history):

Phanerozoic time ­ HSU NHM exhibits website


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