Reasons to Believe

Big Bang

  • Probe of Early Stars

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    Astronomers’ more-detailed measurements of early starlight provide additional tools to test—and evidence for—RTB’s cosmic … more

  • More Type-Ia-Supernovae Tools

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    More affirmation for RTB's cosmic creation model comes from new polarization measurements of type-Ia supernovae that have confirmed their current and … more

  • Helium-Abundance Problem Solved

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    Simulations of star formation and evolution have resolved a long-standing observational discrepancy, thus strengthening support for RTB’s … more

  • Type Ia Supernovae are Standard Candles

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    Studies of distant supernovae confirm the fine-tuning predicted in RTB’s cosmic creation model. An unexpected dimness of distant type Ia … more

  • Dark Matter Verdict Buttresses Creation Model

    Imagine yourself in a courtroom with RTB astrophysicist Jeff Zweerink playing the role of attorney.

    Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, today I present compelling evidence confirming a key component of … more

  • HUDF Confirms Universe is Aging

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    The most sensitive optical picture ever taken of the universe strengthens the idea that the universe indeed had a beginning (and thus a Beginner). … more

  • Another Test of General Relativity

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    A team of Japanese scientists has developed a new way to test general relativity, specifically its predictions regarding black holes. General … more

  • New Tool to Study Population III Stars

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    An international team of astronomers has developed a new tool to test RTB’s cosmic creation model. One component of RTB’s model predicts … more

  • Big Bang Test Strengthened

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    Observations of a distant quasar strengthen an important test of RTB’s cosmic creation model. Big bang cosmology makes precise predictions … more

  • Type Ia Supernovae are Standard Candles

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    New x-ray observations have confirmed the validity of one tool scientists use to measure fine-tuning in the universe. Scientists believe that all type … more

  • Cosmic Acceleration Confirmed

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    Two University of Chicago physicists have confirmed both the fact of the universe’s acceleration and the immense fine-tuning it implies. To … more

  • Fine-Tuning in Early-Universe Transition

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    Scientists have gained understanding of the early universe through difficult theoretical calculations that also reveal more fine-tuning. As the … more

  • Evidence for Creation Receives Nobel Recognition

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    The biblical description of the universe received scientific validation with the announcement of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Physics. RTB’s cosmic … more

  • Possible Tests of String Theory

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    A hallmark of the scientific process is making and testing predictions based on a given model. Many scientists question string theory’s … more

  • Lithium Synthesis Discrepancy Resolved

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    New data have helped scientists to resolve a discrepancy between theoretical calculations and observations, thereby strengthening a key component of … more

  • New Results Confirm Previous Conclusions

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    More detailed cosmic microwave background (CMB) radiation measurements confirm the cosmological picture painted by RTB’s cosmic creation … more