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Earth/Moon Design

  • Carbon Cycle Design

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    Although many people recognize that forest fires are beneficial for life, few understand that the processes involved appear to be fine-tuned. The … more

  • Temperature Variability

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    Scientists have found more evidence that Earth’s biosphere is designed for human life. European climatologists have discovered that the recent … more

  • Atmosphere Design

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    Most people recognize that water is essential to the survival of advanced life on Earth. But few people understand that the transport of water into … more

  • Concentrating Copper

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    Scientists have discovered that a certain geological process and the rate at which it operates appear to be fine-tuned so as to provide humanity … more

  • El Nino Trigger

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    Scientists have discovered that explosive volcanic eruptions appear to be fine-tuned for humanity’s benefit. A new study shows that explosive … more

  • Earth's Atmosphere Design

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    The transport of water into the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere plays a role in determining three life-critical factors: how much incident … more

  • Climate Anomaly

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    Evidence that Earth is fine-tuned for human life continues to mount. Paleontologists have found fossil evidence on Ellesmere Island in northernmost … more

  • Earth Mass Planets

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    Naturalistic scientists often assert that Earth is not unique among planets in a vast universe. However, a new theoretical work demonstrates that … more

  • Early Greenhouse Gases

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    New evidence for design comes from measurements of greenhouse gases in the early earth’s atmosphere. Since the sun gets brighter as it gets … more

  • The First Plants

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    Botanists have validated RTB’s biblical creation model claim that bona fide land plants appeared relatively early in Earth’s history … more

  • Rapid Climate Change

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    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

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    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)

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    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)

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    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)

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    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