The following article says that scientists have found out half the water on Earth is older than the solar system.  Christians already know this, as the very first thing God created was the waters, the heavens, and the Earth, THEN created the Sun and the stars on the 4th day:


{1:1} In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. {1:2}
And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness [was] upon the
face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the
waters.

{1:3} And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. {1:4}
And God saw the light, that [it was] good: and God divided the light
from the darkness. {1:5} And God called the light Day, and the darkness
he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.

{1:6} And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the
waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters. {1:7} And God
made the firmament, and divided the waters which [were] under the
firmament from the waters which [were] above the firmament: and it was
so. {1:8} And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the
morning were the second day.

{1:9} And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered
together unto one place, and let the dry [land] appear: and it was so.
{1:10} And God called the dry [land] Earth; and the gathering together
of the waters called he Seas: and God saw that [it was] good. {1:11}
And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed,
[and] the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed [is] in
itself, upon the earth: and it was so. {1:12} And the earth brought
forth grass, [and] herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree
yielding fruit, whose seed [was] in itself, after his kind: and God saw
that [it was] good. {1:13} And the evening and the morning were the
third day.

{1:14} And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the
heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and
for seasons, and for days, and years: {1:15} And let them be for lights
in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and it was
so. {1:16} And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the
day, and the lesser light to rule the night: [he made] the stars also.
{1:17} And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light
upon the earth, {1:18} And to rule over the day and over the night, and
to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that [it was] good.
{1:19} And the evening and the morning were the fourth day.


Up to half of Earth’s water is older than Sun: study

SummaryUp to half the water on Earth is likely older than the solar system…
Researchers can tell where the water comes from by examining the ratio of hydrogen to deuterium. (Reuters)
Up to half the water on Earth is likely older than the solar system, raising the likelihood that life exists elsewhere in the galaxy, according to a study today.The research in the journal Science found that “a significant fraction” of the water on Earth was inherited from interstellar space, and was there before the Sun was formed some 4.6 billion years ago.

Researchers can tell where the water comes from by examining the ratio of hydrogen to deuterium, a heavy isotope of hydrogen, in water molecules.

Water or ice that comes from interstellar space has a high ratio of deuterium to hydrogen, because it forms at such low temperatures.

But scientists have not known how much deuterium was removed in the process of the Sun’s birth, or how much deuterium-rich water-ice the solar system would have produced when it was first born.

Scientists simulated the origin of a planet under conditions where all the deuterium from space ice has already been eliminated.

They found they could not reach the ratios of deuterium to hydrogen that are found in meteorite samples or Earth’s ocean water.

Their findings suggests that at least some of the water in the solar system comes from outer space, and that water, an essential element for life on Earth is not unique to our solar system.

“This is an important step forward in our quest to find out if life exists on other planets. It raises the possibility that some exoplanets could house the right conditions, and water resources, for life to evolve,” said co-author Tim Harries, from the University of Exeter’s Physics and Astronomy department.

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