Flatness can be good or bad. Flat champagne or a flat tire is not good. On the other hand, everybody seems to want a flat stomach.
Many astronomers yearn for a flat universe. In fact, they’ve … more
(04/03/2012) A response to Lawrence Krauss; Is creation day seven really ongoing? Where is the center of the universe? Expanding into "nothingness"? more
It’s not just paleontologists who are eager to study fossils. Astronomers are also fascinated by them—fossils of a different sort, that is. Their quest is to understand the remains of … more
On Monday I discussed a recent discovery that boosts confidence in the big bang theory. Numerous tests of increasingly detailed aspects continue to affirm the model and, thus, give scientists a good … more
The ability of a model’s predictions to match observations helps scientists evaluate that model’s validity. Even if most of the data match, a few key discrepancies between predictions and … more
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Design Video Question and Answer: Is there evidence for the big bang? more
Learning to Love the Big Bang featuring Mark Ritter more
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 … more
A team of four astronomers has discovered an accurate luminosity distance-measuring tool using active galactic nuclei (AGNs). This tool extends precision cosmology into the first five billion years of … more
Young-earth creationist by default
Turmoil over incompatibility of faith and science
Reconciliation of faith and science
How we can spread the word … more
I wrote this article when I first came to work for Reasons To Believe in 1998.
Influential British mathematician-philosopher Bertrand Russell once remarked, “I am as firmly convinced that … more
Thanks to an avalanche of astronomical discoveries made over the past five decades, we now know that the Bible, despite being written thousands of years ago, is correct in all its descriptions of the … more
Yahoo! News, "God was behind Big Bang, universe no accident: Pope," Jan 06, 2011,; http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20110106/lf_nm_life/us_pope_bigbang more
Physicsworld.com, "Penrose claims to have glimpsed universe before Big Bang," Nov 19, 2010,; http://physicsworld.com/cws/article/news/44388 more
Examining in some detail the history of the universe helps test the biblical doctrine of cosmic creation in five important ways.
Was the universe created?
How was the universe created?
Was the … more
Between the ages of 17 and 19, I spent an hour or two a day studying the Bible and testing its claims for divine inspiration, complete trustworthiness, and reliability of its message. In eight months … more
Yahoo! News, "Scientists Re-create Big Bang in Lab," Nov 8, 2010,; http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_upshot/20101108/od_yblog_upshot/scientists-recreate-mini-big-bang-in-lab more
Data collected by a team of 31 astronomers known as the QUaD Collaboration has strengthened the biblically predicted big bang creation model.1 QUaD is an acronym for QUEST at DASI. It’s a … more
As discussed last week, direct distance measurements to objects and locations in the cosmos not only helps us better understand the universe, they also produce evidence for the biblically predicted … more
Recent work by two different teams of astronomers—one headed up by Mayumi Sato of the University of Tokyo and the other by James Braatz of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory—places … more