Reasons to Believe

Earth/Moon Design

  • Rapid Climate Change

    TNRTB Archive - Retained for reference information

    Analysis of adjacent deep ice cores in Greenland establishes that average annual temperatures occasionally shifted by as much as 7° Centigrade … more

  • Earth’s Carbon Sink

    TNRTB Archive - Retained for reference information

    German geologists discover that almost all of Earth’s carbon resides in the deep portion of the upper mantle. As such, this carbon only makes … more

  • Fine-Tuning for Life on Earth (JUNE 2002)

    © 2002 Reasons To Believe

    Evidence for the Fine-Tuning of the Galaxy-Sun-Earth-Moon System for Life Support

    The environmental requirements for life to exist depend quite strongly on the life … more

  • Probabilities for Life on Earth (JUNE 2002)

    © 2002 Reasons To Believe

    An Estimate of the Probability for Attaining the Necessary Parameters for Life Support1-85

    Parameter

    Probability that feature will Fall in the required … more

  • Fine-Tuning for Life in the Universe (JUNE 2002)

    © 2002 Reasons To Believe

    For physical life to be possible in the universe, several characteristics must take on specific values, and these are listed below.1 In the case of several of these … more

  • Anthropic Principle: A Precise Plan for Humanity

    Human beings climb. Always have, always will. First hills, then mountains, then pinnacles so high they're called "death zones." That's as high as legs could carry them, but not high enough. So people … more

  • A Comment on Humility Theology

    The anthropic principle faces serious challenges from outside the disciplines of astronomy and physics. Many scholars in the humanities and social sciences fear that the anthropic principle will … more

  • Climatology Reveals Creation Clues

    A Profile of apologist Kevin Birdwell written by Susan Hanks Mowen

    By day, climatologist Kevin Birdwell seeks answers to mysteries of human history via climatological records. By night, he uses that … more

  • Biospheres Deemed Failures

    Two tests of space travelers’ ability to support themselves independent of Earth have taken place in the Arizona desert (see www.bio2.edu). In 1991 a team of eight adults were sealed inside a … more

  • Search for Planets Draws a Blank

    Is the universe really rife with life sites, as Carl Sagan asserted?1 Research data continues to shape an answer to this question, but the weight of evidence falls, thus far, on the negative side. The … more

  • Metal Matters

    Uranium and thorium play a vital role in the plate tectonics and volcanism of planets. Consequently, the amount of these two metallic elements influences the ability of any planet to support advanced … more

  • Aliens From Another World? Getting Here From There

    Growing numbers of UFO and ETI cults, some overtly religious, others with the pretense of purely scientific endeavor, preach their own message of salvation for the human race, a message that directly … more

  • Black Holes, Singularities, and Wormholes

    Two tests of space travelers’ ability to support themselves independent of Earth have taken place in the Arizona desert (see www.bio2.edu). In 1991 a team of eight adults were sealed inside a … more

  • New Evidence for Life's Rapid Origin

    Recent research indicates that the Moon suffered intense asteroid and meteoroid bombardment impacting its entire surface some 3.9 billion years ago.1, 2 Because of the Moon’s proximity to Earth … more

  • Fine-Tuning for Life on Earth (2001)

    © 2001 Reasons To Believe

    Evidence for the Fine-Tuning of the Galaxy-Sun-Earth-Moon System for Life Support1-121

    The environmental requirements for life to exist depend quite strongly on the … more

  • Probabilities for Life on Earth (2001)

    © 2001 Reasons To Believe

    An Estimate of the Probability for Attaining the Necessary Parameters for Life Support1-85

    Parameter

    Probability that feature will Fall in the required … more

  • Fine-Tuning for Life in the Universe (2001)

    © 2001 Reasons To Believe

    For life to be possible in the universe, several characteristics must take on specific values, and these are listed below.1 In the case of several of these … more