Origin of the Universe
These breakthroughs are so significant, I wouldn’t be surprised if someone or some team involved in these research efforts walks away with the Nobel Prize.
For the next four weeks I will be … more
Losing stuff seems to be part of life. For me, it’s the phone numbers I write down. Even though I write down important phone numbers in at least two different places, I still can’t find … more
I try to arrive at my speaking events early. Not only do I want to check out the presentation technology, I also want to get a feel for the kind of audience I’ll be addressing.
No matter what … more
As noted in parts 1, 2, and 3 of this article series, examining cosmic history can test the biblical doctrine of cosmic creation in five important ways:
Was the universe created?
How was the … more
As noted in parts 1 and 2 of this series of articles, examining the history of the universe can test the biblical doctrine of cosmic creation in five important ways:
Was the universe created?
How … more
As noted in part 1 of this article series, examining the history of the universe in some detail can test the biblical doctrine of cosmic creation in five important ways:
Was the universe created? … more
Have you ever looked through a family member’s photo album? As you look over the different photographs, the history of that relative’s life unfolds. The album is especially revealing if … more
Entropy measures the amount of decay or disorganization in a system as the system moves continually from order to chaos. By that definition I have one of the most entropic offices at Reasons to … more
For most people, inflation refers to how much money they need to purchase basic goods and to the interest rates on their loans when their government decides to pay its bills by printing more money. … more
For over two thousand years the Bible stood alone as the only text to claim that the cosmos have been continually expanding under fixed physical laws from the beginning of space, time, matter, and … more
Although written thousands of years ago, the Bible’s scientific information was so far ahead of its time that advances in astronomy and cosmology didn’t catch up to it until the big bang … more
Continual cosmic expansion under fixed physical laws from an actual beginning of matter, energy, space, and time is the key to the biblical cosmic creation model. Efforts to further confirm continual … more
Important decisions in life—who to marry, which job to take, what house to buy—are best made in the context of multiple independent confirmations. When every possible confirming source … more
For centuries, science students were taught that darkness was not some kind of stuff but rather simply the absence of light. Thanks to recent astronomical discoveries, we now know that the oldest book … more
For thousands of years the Bible stood alone among all theological, philosophical, and scientific texts in making the claim we live in a big bang universe. Bible authors described all the fundamental … more
Scientific evidence for the biblically predicted big bang creation model1 is both overwhelming and compelling. In fact, astronomers have been able to identify a very specific big bang creation model … more
During my graduate school days, when evidence for a big bang universe was growing exponentially, “mixmaster” models for the universe gained popularity as a potential escape, a loophole for … more
For thousands of years the Bible has been on record stating that the laws governing the heavens and earth do not vary.1 If the constancy of the laws of physics is proven, it would not only establish … more
For lay people, gravity is the most familiar of the fundamental forces of physics. Not a moment goes by where one does not feel the strong pull of gravity toward the center of the earth. Nor is there … more
Prior to twentieth century developments in physics, scientists and philosophers had come to believe that the universe had been static for infinite time. Then the theory of general relativity affirmed … more