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|Time dilation attests cosmic creation models|
The biblical creation model - starting with a universe that began transcendently, then continually expands and cools through time (popularly known as the big bang) - has passed yet another crucial scientific test, the time dilation test. Here's some background: If the universe is expanding from a big bang creation event, the most distant objects observable must be moving away from Earth-bound observers at very high speed, as fast as 10 to 80 percent the velocity of light. At such speeds, according to special relativity (the familiar E=mc2), time on such bodies would run more slowly than on comparable "clocks" in Earth's galactic neighborhood (because of the way velocity impacts the time factor).