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All those strata of, say, sandstone, which was once loose sand compressed into solid rock over immense periods of time — how could that possibly happen over thousands instead of millions of years?Those strata are laid down every season, like tree-rings, he explained.He added that we are the only primate to have orgasms.I told him about bonobos, whom Frans de Waal describes as a very sexual primate indeed, including copulating in the missionary position and apparently experiencing orgasms (and if not then they sure seem to be having as good a time as we do during sex). Bush offered no acknowledgement of this fact, but after more sex talk along these lines I finally said something like “you sure are into sex,” to which he responded “what do you expect, I’m a man?

In the latter case, gamma emission may occur as the excited states transform to lower energy states of the same nucleus.The process continues until a stable nuclide has been formed.positron, is the antiparticle of the electron; when brought together, two such particles will mutually annihilate each other.Gamma rays are electromagnetic radiations such as radio waves, light, and X-rays.Kiki earthquakes economics education environment ethics evolution fossils geology Ghost Hunting ghosts global warming God homeopathy intelligent design james randi journalism media medicine michael shermer morality nasa paleontology paranormal politics pseudoscience Psychics psychology religion science science denialism scope SETI Shermer skeptical history skepticism skeptoid Skeptologists TV ufo ufos vaccines video During the first week of February, 2009, on the occasion of Charles Darwin’s 200th birthday celebrations at various locals around England (including his birthplace city of Shrewsbury — see photo montage below), my hosts Andrew Kelly (a science writer who authored a gorgeous coffee-table book entitled Bush’s warmth and good cheer were appreciated on this blistering cold snowy day, one of the worst witnessed in the UK in decades. Bush made it clear to me that he did not to be confused with those “loonie American creationists” who think that the earth is only 6,000 years old. “Oh, I’ve worked it out to be around 100,000 years old, with Adam and Eve at around 21,000 years old.” No, indeed, there was no confusing Mr. And what was happening between those two time spans? Bush correctly, he believes that between the creation at 100,000 years ago and Adam and Eve 21,000 years ago, there was the pre-Adamite period during which the dinosaurs roamed.No, no, the Earth is much older than that, he proclaimed. What about all the geological evidence for a much older Earth, I pressed on?

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