Reasons to Believe

Earth/Moon Design

  • Designed to Shake

    My family lives in one of the fastest-rising neighborhoods in the nation—not economically, but topographically. Our home rises by an average of 9 millimeters (1/3 inch) per year. Sometimes the … more

  • Experiment Supports Geodynamo Model

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     A breakthrough by a team of French scientists in understanding molten metals supports the proposed mechanism responsible for generating … more

  • Water and Tectonic Activity

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    A greater understanding of geophysics provides further evidence that a habitable planet must have water to facilitate the necessary geological … more

  • Global Warming

    We tend to think Earth’s climate will always be optimal for human civilization if we just take good care of it. But nothing could be farther from the truth. When we put emotion and politics … more

  • Temperature Control Mechanism Found

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    Researchers in Spain have discovered a strong relationship between the atmosphere and ocean microorganisms that also provides additional evidence … more

  • More Water-Related Design

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    Scientists continue to find evidence consistent with the notion of a supercaring Creator who has fashioned Earth as a suitable planet for abundant … more

  • New Tool to Model Planet Interiors

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    Satellite observations provide unprecedented tools to map the interior of planets—a find that may soon demonstrate that Earth is fine-tuned … more

  • Big Collision, Beautiful Moon

    A demolition expert surveys the building designated for destruction. With one swing of the wrecking ball, he must bring down the building without scattering the debris off the property. Such a precise … more

  • Anomalous Moon Measurements Explained

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    Studies of the early Earth-Moon system resolve an anomaly in the Moon’s shape and strengthen both scientists’ understanding of the solar … more

  • Early Earth a Water World?

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    New studies of ancient zircon show consistency with RTB’s creation model prediction that the early Earth was covered in water (see Genesis … more

  • Fine-Tuning For Life In The Universe (AUG 2006)

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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

  • Kuiper Belt Companions and Moon Formation

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    Greater understanding of the nature and abundance of outer solar system objects provides evidence for RTB’s creation model. The Kuiper Belt … more

  • Planet Size is Important for Plate Tectonics

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    A team of researchers has found more evidence of fine-tuning to sustain the plate tectonics required for advanced life. The rate of heat flow from … more

  • Zircon Crystals Confirm Continental Growth Spurts

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    Studies of continental crustal growth using zircons confirm RTB’s interpretation of the Genesis chronology. RTB’s model holds that the … more

  • Fault Melt Lubricates Earthquake Slipping

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    New understanding of earthquake faults provides additional evidence of a super-caring Designer crafting Earth as a suitable habitat for complex … more

  • Unexpected Biogenic Bromine Effect on Ozone

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    Scientists discovered another aspect of the complex biological and atmospheric interactions that testify of a supernatural Creator sustaining Earth … more