Reasons to Believe

Earth/Moon Design

  • Design of El Nino Events

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    Marine biologists discovered another way that El Nino events in the Pacific Ocean are optimally designed to maximize the biomass and biodiversity of … more

  • Accelerated Radiometric Decay?

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    News that scientists observed the largest-ever increase in the rate of radiometric decay offers no hope either for young-earth creationists or for … more

  • New Geological Evidence

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    Geologists have uncovered new evidence for the supernatural timing of humanity’s appearance. Researchers in Canada confirm that the human race … more

  • Cloud Drop Charges

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    A new discovery reveals more evidence for the supernatural design of Earth’s features for the benefit of advanced life. American atmospheric … more

  • Petroleum: God's Well-Timed Gift to Mankind

    But, even at today's high prices, gasoline is a bargain compared to what it could cost if it were not so easily and abundantly accessible. Recent research by geologists and physicists reveals that … more

  • Petroleum: God's Well-Timed Gift to Mankind

    7/1/2004 by Dr. Hugh Ross

    I am old enough to remember the days when gasoline sold for $.26 a gallon. But, even at today's high prices, gasoline is a bargain compared to what it could cost if it were … more

  • Fine-Tuning For Life On Earth (Updated June 2004)

    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 form in question. The conditions … more

  • Water on Vesta

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    The discovery of evidence for ancient water in a meteorite from the asteroid Vesta (located in the inner solar system) increases the evidence for … more

  • Probability For Life On Earth (APR 2004)

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    Probability Estimate  for Attaining the Necessary Characteristics for a Life Support Body

    Notes: Estimate of dependency and longevity factors are accounted for … more

  • Gamma Ray Burst History

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    Astronomers have found more evidence for the supernatural timing and arrival on Earth of multi-cellular life. They analyzed the gamma-ray burst … more

  • Lower Mantle Anisotropy #2

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    A study of Earth’s mantle provides more evidence for supernatural design. Japanese geophysicists have discovered the fundamental reason for … more

  • Planetary Water Loss

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    More evidence that Earth is fine-tuned for life comes from a study of possible oceans on other planets. An astronomer demonstrated that oceans on … more

  • Mantle Viscosity

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    Geophysicists discovered evidence for supernatural design as they explored the viscosity of Earth’s mantle. Critical for life on planet Earth … more

  • Probability For Life On Earth

    Probability Estimate  for Attaining the Necessary Characteristics for a Life Support Body

    © 2004 Reasons To Believe (update)

    Probability Estimate  for Attaining the … more

  • Humans and Climate

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    A new study reveals God’s hand in human history. A  geophysicist has calculated that the clear cutting of forests to make way for intense … more

  • Superbubbles

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    Japanese astronomers have discovered a new design feature necessary for advanced life to live on Earth: avoidance of superbubbles. A superbubble is … more

  • UV Radiation Spikes

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    Astronomers have discovered a new design feature for advanced life on Earth. Survival of advanced life requires avoidance of deadly ultraviolet … more

  • Extragalactic Intruders

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    Astronomers have discovered a new design feature for advanced life on Earth. They found evidence that a number of the bright stars in the solar … more

  • Europan Life

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    Two astronomers put a damper on the possibility of life inside (the outside is inhospitable) of Jupiter’s satellite, Europa. This moon has … more