Solar wind should have cleared inner solar system of microparticles (Talk.Origins)
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- The sun's radiation pushes very small particles outward. Over millions of years, all particles smaller than a certain size (on the order of a micron in diameter) should have been blown out of the solar system. Yet these microparticles are abundant around the sun.
Source: Brown, Walt, 1995. In the Beginning: Compelling evidence for creation and the Flood. Phoenix, AZ: Center for Scientific Creation, p. 30.
CreationWiki response: Talk Origins misquoted the size of the particles. The particles under consideration are less than 10th of a micron in diameter.
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1. Comets bring more particles into the inner solar system regularly.
True, but they are relatively small and rear. So all Talk Origins has do here is show that comets deliver enough less than 10th of a micron in diameter particles to make up for the loss? Furthermore, is the composition of sufficient percentage of particles consistent with a comet source?