Short-Lived Comets

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This is Ken Ham, author of the book on evolution and the Bible, The Lie: Evolution.

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Have you ever seen a comet and marveled at its beautiful tail?

See, comets are basically balls of ice and dust. They orbit our sun. They get a tail when they pass close to the sun. The sun’s heat causes much of the ice to evaporate, and the dust forms a spectacular tail.

So every time a comet passes the sun, it gets smaller. Eventually there is nothing left. Comets are also destroyed if they get too close to large planets. The gravity of the planet can kick them out of orbit. Or they can even slam into the planet.

Because comets are quickly destroyed, they can’t last long. Yet our solar system is full of them. This confirms a young universe.

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Ken Ham is the president, CEO, and founder of Answers in Genesis-US, the highly acclaimed Creation Museum, and the world-renowned Ark Encounter. Ken Ham is one of the most in-demand Christian speakers in North America.

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