This from the same group of minds which cannot predict a major earthquake 5 minutes before it happens, even though most animals can.
Last time I checked, Astrophysicists and Cosmologists weren't in the business of studying earthquakes, let alone predicting them.
I could just as well ask you how many animals are able to build telescopes, rockets, and satellites.
Lastly, no one can accurately predict the weather more than a week in advance. Does that imply that scientists CAN'T measure the age of the Universe? Not for a minute. It merely is a reflection of the reality that some phenomona are dynamical and inherently sensitive to initial conditions; hence they are unpredictable beyond the short term, which has nothing to do with the article posted here.