In 1884, English clergyman Edwin A. Abbott published a work of scientific and mathematical fantasy.
This month the world thrilled at the first ever image of a black hole, this one in the galaxy M87.
Imagine a scenario where you don’t know the ancient age of the cosmos, but rather, only that it has an age, whatever that might be.
Unfortunately, religion has infected science and the result is bad religion and bad science.
Many leading scientists of the day realized the implication of the cosmic expansion — there was a beginning!