Hubble image of the colliding Antennae galaxies. The interaction is causing many new stars to form. The orange blobs are the core of the original galaxies, containing older stars. The initial interaction took place 200-300 million years ago.
In 1849, Austin Henry Layard discovered 22,000 clay tablets in the Ancient Sumerian city of Nineveh, Iraq. The tablets contain cuneiform script, created by the Sumerians 6,000 years ago. The Ancient drawings include Neptune,Uranus & Pluto - planets not known by modern peoples until 1846, 1781, & 1930 respectively & describe the earth rotating around the sun. . .
According to tradition, Nimrod set out to establish himself an empire and began by conquering the cities, among these were Babel, Erech, Akkad, and Calneh in Sumeria, and in Assyria the cities of Rehoboth, Calah, and Resen. Besides conquering these seven cities he also founded Nineveh. The Bible is specific in stating that he was the first man after the flood to become an emperor. He seems to have been impelled and empowered by super-human force and his onslaught was irresistible.