AronRa has done some really nice YouTube vids on science (previously)
In this latest vlog An Archaeological Moment in Time
, he take(s) a look at how different societies are advancing at different rates on the same date in the distant past.
James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh,
calculated that on this day in 4004 BC the Universe was created by God. His magnum opus, Annals of the World
, has recently been republished
. An overview of Ussher's methodology and an account of the man
by Larry Pierce, who prepared the new edition with his wife Marion. Bishop Ussher also figured in the Scopes Monkey Trial
. Some people dispute Ussher's adherence to what the Bible says
But let's not listen to the partypoopers and instead wish the Universe a Happy Birthday!