The Big Bang Theory By Charles Darwin Essay

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A topic that has throughout all of human history been extremely controversial is the idea of where we came from. Major religions of the world such as Islam and Christianity believe in the existence of a singular god whom created the Earth and all life on it. All religions have their own versions of how we came about, however science has been able to observe clues as to our origins. One famous scientist is Charles Darwin, who was the first to propose the theory of evolution; the idea that organisms will change over time to accustom to their changing environment. Darwin was met from the extremely religious world of the mid 1800’s with great hostility and ridicule. Now however, with modern science we are able to see that Darwin was onto something.
The Big Bang Theory is the most widely accepted theory on how the universe came into existence. Although nothing is known how it occurred or what existed before hand, if anything at all, the Big Bang was a giant burst of expanding energy, which is still continuously expanding to this day. The Big Bang is estimated to have occurred roughly 13.7 billion year ago. The remains of energy emitted from the Big Bang were able to be observed in the 1960’s and this lead to the theory to become more widely accepted as it could actually be observed. The radiation was discovered by accident by radio astronomers who thought it was nothing but background noise.
The energy levels caused by the Big Bang were astronomical and it took 380,000 years…

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