Reasons to Believe

Faint Sun Paradox

  • Rise in Planetary Oxygen

    ScienceDaily, “Molecular ‘Culprit’ in Rise of Planetary Oxygen,” January 10, 2012, more

  • Resolving the Faint Sun Paradox

    The world changed dramatically in 1972, as the U.S. forged diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China and NASA inaugurated the space shuttle program. Meanwhile, in a quiet corner … more

  • Designed to Live, Designed to Die

    "Why don't we see new species emerging now?" Charles Darwin faced this question nearly 150 years ago when he proposed the theory of evolution. His answer–all Earth's habitats are full.

    Whether … more

  • 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

  • Oxygen Rises Just Before Life Arrives

    TNRTB Archive - Retained for reference information

    Deep-sea sediments support the assertion of RTB’s creation model that a supernatural Designer transformed Earth from an uninhabitable state to … more

  • Pollution Reduces Global Warming

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    Atmospheric scientists have discovered more evidence to support the notion that a superintelligent Designer prepared and continues to maintain Earth … more

  • Evidence Favoring RTB’s Speciation Model

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    A team of European and American conservation biologists has developed the most powerful and comprehensive field evidence to date for a major tenet … more

  • Atmosphere Fine-Tuning

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    Geologists at Stanford University have confirmed the exquisite design for life of Earth’s past atmosphere that compensated for a less … more

  • A Bright Young Sun

    Caltech astrophysicists Juliana Sackmann and Arnold Boothroyd have achieved a breakthrough. In spring 2003, they unveiled a new and more accurate model for the Sun’s life cycle, a model that … more

  • A Brighter Young Sun

    The faint Sun paradox presumes that the Sun has maintained the same mass throughout its history. Astronomers observe, however, that solar-sized stars throughout our galaxy lose significant mass during … more

  • The Faint Sun Paradox

    Debates over global warming—how to measure it, the causes and effects, what to do about it and when—have raged for decades, with no resolution yet in view. Huge media coverage and … more

  • Sun’s Stable Fluctuations

    The Sun has the reputation of being the most stable burning star, astronomers observe. Its extreme stability allows humans to exist on Earth. But this stability won’t last forever.

    Over … more

  • Rare Sun

    by Dr. Guillermo Gonzalez

    How often have you heard that “the Sun is just an average star?” If you’ve watched many TV documentaries or read introductory astronomy books, chances are … 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

  • Earth's Carefully Crafted Crust

    Researchers have discovered still more indicators of divine design in Earth’s fine-tuned geophysical processes. These indicators belong to an intricate, life-essential cycle (called the … more