Reasons to Believe

TNRTB Classic: More Standard Candles

Earlier this week I discussed the newly discovered advantages of using active galactic nuclei as standard candles for improving precision cosmology. In the past, other standard candles have helped astronomers explore remote regions of the cosmos from the safety of planet Earth. Check out these previous TNRTB posts for details on the brightness of the “tip of the red giant branch” and Type Ia supernovae and their usefulness as standard candles.

Subjects: Big Bang, Universe Design

Dr. Hugh Ross

Reasons to Believe emerged from my passion to research, develop, and proclaim the most powerful new reasons to believe in Christ as Creator, Lord, and Savior and to use those new reasons to reach people for Christ. Read more about Dr. Hugh Ross.