Atomic Time, The Geological Ages and Dynamical Time

 Atomic Age  Geological Age  BC - years
before Christ  
 AC - years after creation  Geologic Era and Notes

 14 -10
Billion
AY

   Unnamed

 5792 BC

 0 AC

 Archaeozoic Era
 Calendar years - 2256 years long
Atomic years - (from Archean on) - 3.9 billion years long
At initial point of creation, light speed 4 x 1011 times current speed.
Closes with Catastrophe One: Noah's Flood/ "Snowball Earth"/ axis tilt of earth
At the close of this era, light speed now about 2 million times current speed.
 10 - 4.5 Billion  Azoic  5792-4531  0-1261
 4.5 - 2.5 billion  Archean  4531-4136  1261-1656
 2.5 Bil - 870 Mil  Early Proterozoic  4136-3656  1656-2136
 870 -600 million  Neo Proterozoic  3656-3536  2136-2256
 600 - 500 million  Cambrian  3536-3484  2256-2308  Paleozoic Era
 500 -425 million  Ordovician  3484-3441  2308-2351

 Calendar years - 235 years long
Atomic Years - 370 million years long

Closes with Catastrophe Two: The Destruction of the Tower of Babel/ the Permian Extinction

At the close of this era, the speed of light was 1.1 million times its current speed.

 425 - 405 million  Silurian   3441-3429  2351-2363
405 - 345 million  Devonian  3429-3390  2362-2402
  345 - 280 million  Carboniferous   3390-3343  2402-2449
 280 - 250 million  Permian  3343-3301  2449-2491
 250 - 180 million  Triassic  3301-3253  2491- 2539  Mesozoic Era
 180 - 135 million  Jurassic  3253- 3199  2539- 2593  Calendar Years - 296 years long
Atomic Years - 167 million years long
Closes with Catastrophe Three: Days of Peleg/ Continental Division/ Cretaceous-Tertiary Extinction/ higher axis tilt
Light speed at the close of this era: about 600,000 times its current speed
 135 - 65 million  Cretaceous  3199- 3005  2593- 2787
 65 - 58 million  Paleocene  3005- 2991  2787- 2801  Cenozoic Era
 58 - 36 million  Eocene  2991- 2947  2801- 2845  (to the end of the Ice Age)
Calendar years - about 660 years long
Atomic years - about 65 million years long
 36 - 25 million  Oligocene  2947- 2925  2845- 2867
 25 - 13 million  Miocene  2925- 2901  2867- 2891
 13 - 1 million  Pliocene  2901- 2877  2891- 2915
 1 mil -2345 BC  Pleistocene - Recent  2877- 2345  2915- 3447

By Barry Setterfield, 2/20/04. Revised 2/21/06 see http://www.setterfield.org/timeline.htm