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Creation Timeline

Creation Timeline Chart
Genesis 1 Creation Days

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Creation Timeline Table

From the Moment of Creation to Man

First Posted 02-28-2000

Updated 07-11-2006

Time From Creation Event

Event

0 moment of creation (some kind of singularity)
0 to 10-43 seconds release of space curvature
10-43 seconds loss of dimensions
10-43 seconds superforce separates into gravity and the strong electroweak force
10-35 seconds strong electroweak separates into the strong and electroweak forces
10-35 seconds photons and leptons appear
10-11 seconds electroweak force separates into the weak and electromagnetic forces
10-10 seconds quarks appear
10-5 to 10-4 seconds baryons and anti-baryons appear
0.001 seconds annihilation of anti-matter occurs
3 minutes nuclei appear
300,000 years atoms appear; light separates from darkness (outer space becomes black)
365 million years first stars form
500 million years first galaxies appear
2 billion years all manner of quasars and galaxies appear
9 billion years solar system appears
10 billion years life created on Earth
13 billion years creation of dozens of new phyla (Cambrian explosion)
13.5 billion years creation of dinosaurs
13.73 billion years creation of man
13.73 billion years the present

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Subjects: Creation "Days", Creation Miracles, General Apologetics

Dr. Hugh Ross

Reasons to Believe emerged from my passion to research, develop, and proclaim the most powerful new reasons to believe in Christ as Creator, Lord, and Savior and to use those new reasons to reach people for Christ. Read more about Dr. Hugh Ross.