Stars Older than Universe, continued.
In Past postings I have shown that there is significant evidence that some stars appear to be older than the Universe. This poses a problem in that either the methodology used to determine the age of the Universe is wrong, or the methodology used to determine the Age of Stars is wrong, or both methods have errors. The following link goes to a summary of the papers written, as well as the discussions of this issue.
In reviewing some of my files, I noticed an update that I should have attached to the discussion a while ago. The following research paper finds that a critical rate of reaction used for energy production in a star occurs slower than assumed. This effect would add about a billion years to all the age estimates of the stars. This further exacerbates the age issue.
(The reason I have an interest in this issue is that my theory predicts that the effect of gravity varies over time, and an increased effect of gravity in a star would accelerate the stars evolutionary process. Without knowing this, any calculations estimating the age of a star would be found to be older than they really are.)