Reasons to Believe

Earth/Moon Design

  • Particle Reservoir Blunts Solar Storm Damage

    Imagine operating a telegraph in the middle of the night when, suddenly, you start receiving spark shocks from the machine. Though you disconnect the telegraph, it continues to function, driven by … more

  • Don’t Look Up, but Bird Poop Promotes Plant Health

    My dread of early summer is the horde of birds that descend on our backyard and strip our trees and bushes of most of their fruit. I do gain a little solace, however, in recognizing that birds fulfill … more

  • Earth’s Chlorine Abundance Fine-Tuned for Life

    What do chlorine and Rodney Dangerfield have in common? They both “don’t get no respect.” As a recent research study indicates,1 Earth is uniquely endowed in many overlooked ways … more

  • Creation in Color

    When I was a kid in the early 70s, television shows were just starting to be released in color. Black-and-white television was fun, but color was even better! It offered a more realistic view of how … more

  • Design of Ocean Waste Recyclers

    I grew up within easy walking distance of Burrard Inlet in Vancouver, one of the world’s busiest harbors. The water of that port is filled with thousands of sea creatures, such as gulls, fish, … more

  • Howling at the Moon

    Next Saturday night (September 29) we’ll have a full moon over Southern California. As the legend goes, a full moon means an increase in lycanthropy—more commonly known as werewolf … more

  • TNRTB CLASSIC: Earth’s Interior Benefits

    Powerful impact events early in Earth’s history transformed the planet from toxic to life-friendly. Heating of the Earth’s core allowed the planet to sustain a strong magnetic field … more

  • Once in a Blue Moon

    On July 20, 1969, the world watched as the first human stepped onto the surface of the moon. Today, we scroll online news reports as the world remembers the man whose mission would become a part of … more

  • TNRTB Classic: Our Unique Solar System

    A few days ago, I discussed the implications of a paper displaying the critical importance of a late stage of terrestrial (rocky) planet formation for life on Earth. This study adds to the continuous … more

  • An Atmosphere Without Oxygen

    Multicellular life (like humans) requires abundant oxygen in the atmosphere. Geological studies indicate that oxygen was not a permanent component of Earth’s atmosphere until 2.5 billion years … more

  • TNRTB Classic: Refocusing on the Moon

    Monday’s TNRTB discussed the fine-tuned features of Earth’s celestial companion: the Moon. Previous NASA missions and scientific research revealed the Moon’s essential role in the … more

  • Our Remarkable Moon

    We had a rare opportunity to witness a solar eclipse on Sunday, May 20. Of course, looking directly into the Sun is never a good idea. So, using my telescope’s finder scope, Kathy and I … more

  • The Resources in Shortest Supply

    One of the ways a creation perspective differs from an evolutionary perspective may be seen in its explanation of humanity’s arrival time. Evolutionists say we humans showed up after 3.8 billion … more

  • Mapping Moon's Pull

    Yahoo! News, "Twin Gravity Probes to Start Mapping Moon's Pull" Jan 20, 2012; http://news.yahoo.com/twin-gravity-probes-start-mapping-moons-pull-123802204.html more